1. Further support

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia support

For more information about Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, visit the Leukaemia Foundation website or visit Cancer Council Australia’s Optimal Care Pathway. 

You can also speak to specifically trained staff at Cancer Council on 13 11 20. They can answer your questions about the effects of cancer, explain what will happen during treatment and link you to support groups and other community resources. 

If you need an interpreter, call TIS (Translating and Interpreting Service) on 13 14 50

More support options

Leukaemia Foundation
A national charity dedicated to helping those with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders to survive and live a better quality of life. The team can also help with practical concerns such as accommodation close to treatment, appointment transport, and financial assistance 
• Telephone: 1800 620 420
• Website: www.leukaemia.org.au 

Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre 
Has general and tumour-specific information, primarily focused on the post-treatment survivorship phase 
• Telephone: (03) 9656 5207 
• Website: www.petermac.org/cancersurvivorship 

Information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatment and support services 
• Telephone: 1300 22 4636
• Website: www.beyondblue.org.au 

Look Good, Feel Better 
A non-medical, free community service program dedicated to teaching women how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment 
• Telephone: 1800 650 960 (Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm) 
• Website: www.lgfb.org.au 

Cancer Australia 
Information on cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care for Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers 
• Telephone: 1800 624 973 
• Website: www.canceraustralia.gov.au 

Australian organisation for young people living with cancer offers support, information, and resources 
• Telephone: 1800 226 833 
• Website: www.canteen.org.au 

Care Search: Palliative Care Knowledge network 
Information for patients and carers on living with illness, practical advice on how to care, and finding services 
• Telephone: (08) 7221 8233 
• Website: www.caresearch.com.au 

National Health Services Directory 
A directory providing information on local hospitable and community services 
• Website: www.nhsd.com.au 

Optimal care pathways have been developed for health professionals and health services. However, patients and carers may find useful information in this version to help understand the processes their treating health professionals are following.