Cancer Care Services Link

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Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance care planning involves thinking about, discussing with your family and close friends, and possibly documenting what types of health care you may or may not wish to receive - if you become seriously ill and/or unable to speak for yourself.

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service

Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service aim is to provide and improve health outcomes for our local Aboriginal community with a range of culturally appropriate, flexible, reliable, professional and viable health and well being services, to strengthen, nurture, enhance and maintain the overall quality of life of our community members.
Toll Free: 1800 421 640

Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund Inc.

Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund Inc. mission is to raise funds to support cancer services in the Albury-Wodonga region to provide quality care to patients and families.
Phone: (02) 6056 7023      

Arthritis Victoria

Arthritis Victoria offer an interactive map of health care services, activity and healthy lifestyle services in Victoria.

Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc.(ADFA) is a not-for profit organisation working to provide support to people living with asbestos related diseases.
Toll Free: 1800 006 196

Asbestoswise Information and Support Service

Provides information , referral, support and advocacy services for those who develop asbestos related diseases and for their families, workmates and carers.
Phone: (03) 9654 9555      

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.

Bernie Banton Foundation

The Bernie Banton Foundation is a NSW registered, apolitical not for profit organisation with authority to operate in all Australian states and territories offering awareness, education and advocacy relating to asbestos issues. The foundation also offers peer-based support and comfort to asbestos related disease (ARD) sufferers and their loved ones, Australia wide. We act locally though communicate globally with like-minded organisations in an effort to alleviate asbestos exposure and resultant suffering. We have offices in NSW and Victoria, with our Asbestos Awareness and Advocacy Division and our peer-based Mesothelioma and Asbestos Related Support (MARS) Network active throughout Australia.
Toll Free: 1800 031 731

Better Health Channel VIC

The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant.

Bowel Cancer Australia

Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading voice of the bowel cancer community, driving ongoing access to evidence-based, high quality programs, services and treatments that deliver better patient outcomes.
Toll Free: 1800 555 494

Brain Tumour Alliance Australia

Brain Tumour Alliance Australia (BTAA) is the only national brain tumour patient and caregiver organisation in Australia.
Toll Free: 1800 857 221

BreaCan

Information and support service for people affected by gynaecological and breast cancers.
Phone: 1300 781 500      

Breast Cancer Network Australian (BCNA)

Works to inform, empower, represent and link together people affected by breast cancer.
Toll Free: 1800 500 258

Camp Quality

Camp Quality's purpose is to create a better life for every child living with cancer in Australia. We are committed to delivering national programs that build resilience and optimistic behaviours for all children (0-13 years) living with cancer in Australia.
Phone: 1300 662 267      

Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.
Toll Free: 1800 624 973

Cancer Australia - Sources of practical support

Sources of practical support.
Toll Free: 1800 624 973

Cancer Connections

Cancer Connections is a dedicated online support service providing peer-based support and information for people living with and affected by cancer.

Cancer Council - Cancer information

Find information by topic or by cancer type.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Council - Cancer Information for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people

Produced in consultation with the Aboriginal community to provide information and resources on cancer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Council - Support groups

Search for local support groups, telephone cancer support groups and online cancer support groups.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Council Cancer Directory

Cancer Directory Website provides the Australian community and health professionals with a credible and comprehensive online directory of trusted Australian cancer care publications and resources published since 2008. The Website provides direct links to resources on other websites that meet quality criteria determined by Cancer Council NSW. Over 500 are translated by accredited NAATI organisations into 56 languages.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Council NSW

This directory contains information about services that may be of use to people who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families and carers, as well as health professionals.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Cancer Voices Australia

Cancer Voices Australia is a national consumer advocacy organisation representing Australians affected by cancer. It aims to ensure the voices of people, their carers and families affected by cancer are heard at a national level. There are also Cancer Voices organisations in most states and territories.
Phone: 02 9436 1755      

Cancer: What To Expect?

A lot can happen in a hurry when you’re diagnosed with cancer. The cancer care pathways give simple guides to help you make sense of what comes next. They identify specific steps and the recommended care at each stage. They will help you to know what questions to ask your health professionals, to make sure you receive the best care at every step.
Phone: 13 11 20      

Canrefer Cancer Referal Network (NSW)

Patients, carers and family members can search for the nearest cancer treatment centres (public and private) to gather information to discuss the referral process with their general practitioner and find information about what to expect at the appointment.

CanTeen

CanTeen - The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer is the national support organisation for young people (aged 12-24) living with cancer.
Toll Free: 1800 226 833

Care Search: Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Information for patients and carers on living with illness, practical advice on how to care, and finding services.
Phone: (08) 7221 8233      

eviQ - Nutrition and Speech Pathology

Dealing with cancer and other medical conditions is stressful and it can become hard to remember all the information given by the many different specialists involved in your treatment. To help you remember certain nutrition and speech pathology needs, Peter Mac in collaboration with Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service has developed seven short videos, called vodcasts, for you to watch.  They are designed to help you and your family or carer understand and remember the information given to you by health professionals. These vodcasts cover a number of different nutrition and speech pathology areas to help you.

Genetic Health Services Victoria

Provides a genetic testing and counselling service for people who are concerned that they or their families may have genetic predispositions to cancer.
Phone: (03) 8941 6201      

Hume Region Palliative Care Consortium

Hume Region Palliative Care Consortium is an alliance between all the services in the Hume Region that provide palliative care services. The consortium aims to assist palliative care services in the region to provide a best practice service.
Phone: (03) 5832 3767      

Leukaemia Foundation

Provides practical support to patients and their families to those diagnosed with blood related cancers.
Toll Free: 1800 620 420

Lung Foundation Australia

Lung Foundation Australia supports all aspects of lung health from asthma to cancer to COPD. Lung Foundation Australia have a proud history of community education and run a toll-free patient information and support centre with a lung care nurse.
Toll Free: 1800 654 301

Lymphoedema Association of Victoria

Provides information and support to people with lymphoedema.
Phone: 1300 852 850      

McGrath Foundation

Provides information, emotional & practical support to people & families affected by breast cancer.
Toll Free: 1800 824 724

Melanoma Patients Australia

Melanoma Patients Australia continues to grow in strength and numbers and is now one of the largest melanoma patient advocacy groups in Australia. Melanoma Patients Australia is the only patient driven non profit organisation that offers a national network of support and information to patients, their families, carers, and friends, about melanoma prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment.
Phone: 1300 884 450      

Myeloma Foundation

The Myeloma Foundation is the only 'myeloma specific' organisation in Australia dedicated to providing support, education, information and research to those affected by multiple myeloma.
Phone: 1300 632 100      

National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer.
Phone: 1300 708 763      

NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care for patients with cancer. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system.

Ovarian Cancer Network

Provides Support and Advocacy for People affected by Ovarian Cancer.
Phone: 1300 660 334      

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Peter Mac Cancer Centre

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre provides a range of information to assist people with cancer, their families and carers living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis in coping with the physical, emotional and social impacts a cancer diagnosis can bring is provided. Cancer information is developed in partnership with the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre - a Richard Pratt Legacy and sourced from other trusted organisations and agencies.
Phone: (03) 9656 1111      

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Provides support, information and advocacy for men affected by prostate cancer.
Toll Free: 1800 220 099

Reclaim Your Curves

Reclaim Your Curves is a registered charity run by a crew of volunteers, created to assist women to plan their life after breast cancer, specifically women seeking breast reconstruction. 

Practical advice and medical information in these pages is sourced from women who have undergone breast reconstruction and from the health professionals who have cared for them.

redkite

redkite's support team have years of experience helping young people facing cancer and those close to them gather they information they need. Whether you have a question about the healthcare system, are worried about how to support a family member, or want to talk about ways to manage the challenges of treatment, we're here for you.
Toll Free: 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548)

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd

The Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd provides a variety of services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Shepparton, Victoria. Rumbalara provides the following services: health services (medical clinic, oral health services, hearing program, social and emotional wellbeing services, and alcohol and other drug services)
family services (providing support and training for parents, and help for children who may require it), housing services, financial and administrative services, justice services (including family violence programs, Youth cultcha program, a night patrol, youth justice services, mentoring, and the Aboriginal community justice panel program), aged care and disability services (home and community care, respite care, and aged care services)

Phone: (03)5820 0000      

The Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation Inc.

The Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation Inc. welcomes patients diagnosed with cancer and their families to this web site which has been designed to provide knowledge and information about cancer in general, and also specific services and support organizations available in Albury Wodonga and surrounding communities.
Phone: 0438 431 362      

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

The directory aims to provide an alphabetical listing of Victorian parent and family support groups with a focus on children. All support groups included in the directory are supported by a Royal Children's Hospital clinical specialist.
Phone: (03) 9345 5522      

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - Palliative Care Program

The Victorian Paediatric Palliative Program aims to ensure children and adolescents with life-limiting conditions and their families receive the best possible palliative care by providing information, advice and support to families and the health professionals caring for them.
Phone: (03) 9345 5522      

The Royal Women's Hospital VIC

Information regarding women's cancers.
Phone: (03) 8345 2000      

Villa Maria Commonwealth Carelink and Respite Centre Wangaratta & Shepparton

Villa Maria supports carers in the Hume Region to access carer services and information that is responsive to their needs. Support is also available through education, workshops and counselling.
Toll Free: 1800 052 222
For information and support, call a cancer nurse on 13 11 20. To use an interpreter call 13 14 50. You can also email askanurse@cancervic.org.au or visit www.cancervic.org.au.
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