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Support



An estimated 128,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Australia this year. Providing support for cancer patients, people living with cancer, their families and carers is a key activity of Cancer Councils around Australia.

Cancer Council 13 11 20 provides a confidential telephone support and counselling service (cost of a local call). When you call you will automatically be directed to the Cancer Council Helpline operating in your state or territory.

Most Cancer Council support services are provided at a local level. Each state and territory Cancer Council offers a range of patient support facilities (details can be found on individual websites, see links below), these often include:

  • counselling services
  • support groups and networks
  • education groups, programs and information
  • practical assistance
  • accommodation

To find out about patient support services in your local area, please click on your state or territory in the map below:

WA NT QLD SA QLD NSW NSW ACT NSW VIC VIC TAS



This page was last updated on: Thursday, November 20, 2014