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The OlderCan resources have been developed with and for older Australians affected by a diagnosis of cancer. The resources provide advice and support to help older people make decisions about treatment and care, and to make sure that their GP and cancer team are aware of information that is important to an older person with cancer.
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WeCan is an Australian supportive care website to help people affected by cancer find the information, resources and support services they may need following a diagnosis of cancer. The site provides easy access to the many excellent resources, services and information developed by other organisations who specialise in cancer and community support.
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Support: Liver Cancer Support Australia
Liver Cancer Support Australia is run by the Centre for Community-Driven Research and aims to bring information about liver cancer to patients, their families, researchers and clinicians.
Carer Gateway Counselling Service
The Carer Gateway Counselling Service is a free service for carers. Each weekday, from 8am to 6pm, professional counsellors are waiting to talk through the concerns you have and how you feel about your carer role.
The WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network (WACPCN) is a group of individuals and organisations committed to improving the patient experience for people with cancer or people accessing palliative care services. The Network provides a range of services to patients, the community and health professionals.
SolarisCare aims to improve the quality-of-life of cancer patients and their carers by providing the support to cope with the emotional and physical side effects of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. They offer free complementary therapies, support and information.
Border Medical Oncology provides comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer care and access to various support services in the Albury-Wodonga region.
The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC) is based at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) in Melbourne, Victoria. The Centre is focused on improving health outcomes for cancer survivors at Peter Mac, within Victoria and further afield.
TAHPC is affiliatied with Palliative Care Australia and works to ensure all Tasmanians, no matter where they live, have access to quality palliative care support and services.
The John Opie House opened in Hobart in 2008 for Tasmanian patients and carers needing affordable accommodation during medical treatment.
Carers Tasmania aims to enhance the health and wellbeing of Carers in Tasmania and promote their rights and needs.
Country Cancer Support contains detailed information about how to cope with all the social, emotional and practical challenges of cancer, as well as information about who can help. Although it is designed for rural South Australians, much of its information will be helpful for anyone whose life has been impacted by cancer.
IWC is a community based service provider, registered training organisation and provider of holistic health care and community services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people across the Wide Bay Region with services extending to Longreach, Queensland.
A local monthly support group for people and families affected by all types of Cancer.
Located at the University of New South Wales, this comprehensive cancer survivors centre conducts research and provides clinical services focused on renewing quality of life for people who have survived cancer.
A monthly support group for anyone affected by gastro-intestinal cancers, including carers and family.
Works with carers to improve their health, wellbeing, resilience and financial security.
Support: Sydney Adventist Hospital – Support Groups for Bowel cancer, Pancreatic cancer and NETs
Experienced Cancer Care staff provide support from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. A fortnightly bowel cancer support group for patients and carers, and a bi-monthly neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) support group for patients and carers.
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Rise Above – Capital Region Cancer Relief provides financial assistance and support to cancer patients and family residing with them in the ACT, Queanbeyan and surrounds.
Support: Take Them a Meal
This is a fantastic resource to help friends and family of a cancer sufferer easily coordinate a meal roster. It enables multiple users to select which day, meal time, and dish they would like to bring (so there aren’t 50 lasagnes!) and includes space to fill in information like phone numbers, driving directions and food allergies.
Palliative Care Australia
Palliative Care Australia operates around Australia and produces a number of resources to inform people living with life limiting illness, families, carers and health professionals, about palliative care.
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Support: Cancer Voices Australia
Cancer Voices Australia is an independent, 100% volunteer voice of people affected by cancer, working to improve the cancer experience for Australians, their families and friends.
stomach-cancer | oesophageal-cancer | liver-cancer | gallbladder-cancer | pancreatic-cancer | gist | nets | anal-cancer
Support: Carers Australia
Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s carers, advocating on behalf of Australia’s carers to influence policies and services at a national level. It works collaboratively with partners and its member organisations, the Network of state and territory Carers Associations, to deliver a range of essential national carer services.
anal-cancer | stomach-cancer | oesophageal-cancer | liver-cancer | gallbladder-cancer | pancreatic-cancer | gist | nets | colorectal-cancer | small-bowel-cancer
Support: Anal Cancer – The Bottom Line
This website is intended as a resource for gay and other men who have sex with men. Gay men (and particularly HIV-positive gay men) are at a greater risk of developing some HPV-related cancers, compared to the general population.
St Vincent’s Hospital – Patients are initially assessed for anal pre-cancers and anal cancer, using a variety of techniques including anal Pap smears, detection of High Risk HPV and high resolution anoscopy. Please note that this both a research and clinical facility.
Support: NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia
A not-for-profit medical foundation, acting in the public interest, which aims to educate and support Australian sufferers of neuroendocrine cancer (NET) and their families, by increasing their awareness and knowledge of the disease.
Support: Pancare Foundation
Support Groups & Resources for Pancreatic Cancer and Other Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers.
Support: Rare Cancers Australia
Rare Cancers Australia aims improve awareness, support and treatment of Australians with rare and less common cancers.
stomach-cancer | oesophageal-cancer | gallbladder-cancer | gist | nets | anal-cancer | rectal-cancer