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Cancer and COVID-19

Information and support regarding cancer and COVID-19

We understand that you may have questions about cancer, coronavirus, and the illness it causes, COVID-19.

Cancer Council is here to support you. If you would like to talk with one of our specially-trained staff about any issue related to cancer, call us on 13 11 20. This is a free, confidential telephone support service in each state or territory.

The latest information about COVID-19 and cancer

Generally, people with cancer should continue to follow any advice recommended by your health care practitioners to minimise your risk of infection, during and after treatment. 

For the latest up-to-date information on COVID-19 and cancer, please visit Cancer Australia. Cancer Australia also provides information about cancer and coronavirus in languages other than English.

The cancer community is here for you

We understand that those affected by cancer may be worried about COVID-19, so the cancer community came together to send you a message.

A message to those affected by cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic