A list of organisations, websites and services that offer support, counselling and information about cancer.
- Department of Health Portfolio Agency
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) produces high-quality reports and other information products, on key health and welfare issues in Australia. These are used to improve the delivery of health and welfare for Australians.
Bowel Cancer Australia is a community-funded national charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. Call their helpline to talk to a bowel care nurse.
BCNA is a national organisation for Australians affected by breast cancer. Their website provides information and resources about breast cancer and offers support through an online community. Call a cancer nurse Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm if you have questions or concerns.
BreastScreen ACT is part of the national breast cancer screening program. Contact them by phone or email to make an appointment.breastscreen [at] act.gov.au
- Department of Health
Contact your state or territory BreastScreen Australia service to book an appointment, update your contact details or to find out more information about screening for breast cancer. The phone service will connect you to your nearest service for the cost of a local call.
BreastScreen NT is part of the national breast cancer screening program. Contact them by phone or email to make an appointment. Remote screening is available through the BreastScreenNT four-wheel drive bus.
Cancer Council New South Wales works across every area of every cancer. They support families affected by cancer, speak out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empower people to reduce their cancer risk, and find new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
Cancer Council Tasmania is a charity working to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians. They do this through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention, and offering support and information for anyone affected by the disease.infotas [at] cancertas.org.au
Cancer Council Victoria aims to reduce cancer deaths, improve quality of life for people living with cancer, and empower the community by leading and integrating research with prevention, support and advocacy work.enquiries [at] cancervic.org.au