Useful Websites for Support
BOWEL CANCER AUSTRALIA
Bowel Cancer Australia is dedicated to bowel cancer prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care. MORE
BREAST CANCER NETWORK
BCNA works to ensure that Australians diagnosed with breast cancer and their families receive the best information, treatment, and care possible. MORE
For carers caring for someone with cancer. MORE
Cancer Voices are an advocacy organization providing a unified voice for all people affected by cancer in NSW. MORE
CanTeen is a national support organization for young people (aged 12-24) living with cancer. MORE
Care Search is funded by the Federal Government to provide information for people with advanced cancer and their families, caregivers and friends. MORE
For people living with leukaemia’s, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders. MORE
LUNG CANCER - SUPPORT
Cancer Australia provide a range of resources on lung cancer care and treatment options. MORE
Melanoma support & information HERE
OVARIAN CANCER AUSTRALIA
Provides support and advocacy for people affected by ovarian cancer. MORE
Cancer Austalia publish the Pancreatic cancer: Your guide to best cancer care. See HERE
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AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF HEALTH & WELFARE
Stories on cancer. MORE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Information about prevention, treatment and services. MORE
information categorised for patients, health professionals and researchers from the US government cancer agency, the National Cancer Institute. MORE
CLINICAL ONCOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA (COSA)
COSA is the peak body for health professionals working in cancer research, treatment, and palliation of cancer patients. MORE
An online searchable database for medical & allied-health practictioners. MORE
INSTITUTE OF CANCER RESEARCH (UK)
information for patients and families. MORE
INTERNATIONAL UNION AGAINST CANCER
an international non-governmental association of more than 290 cancer control organisations in 87 countries. MORE
MAYO CLINIC CANCER CENTRE
News, reference articles, quizzes and a cancer glossary. MORE
MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTRE
Information & resource from world leading US cancer treatment centre HERE
NATIONAL CANCER CONTROL INITIATIVE
Information about the range of cancer control projects – including colorectal, skin and familial cancer, by the Australian government. MORE
A person with cancer, their health professional or someone who cares for them can enquire about support here. Or phone Melanie on (02) 80589060.
How do I find out more?
Call us on (02) 8058-9060, or use the Enquiry Form and we will contact you.
Where is it available?
It is currently available in Sydney’s St George & Sutherland areas.
How much does it cost?
The service is free.
What Types of Cancer?
CanCare provides help for any adult who has had a cancer diagnosis of any type. Some of those we have supported include people with bowel cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sarcoma and melanoma (skin cancer).