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Cancer Council Victoria

Cancer Council Victoria is a non-profit organisation involved in cancer research, prevention and support.

Vision and mission

Prevent cancer. Empower people. Save lives.

How Cancer Council Victoria can help

Cancer Council Victoria provides current, evidence-based information about preventing cancer and managing a cancer diagnosis.

Information lines / help line

Cancer Council Victoria’s Information and Support line is available for all people affected by cancer, their families, carers and friends. Cancer Council nurses support people with questions about cancer, and link people to trusted information and support services.

  • Call Cancer Council on 13 11 20 Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm AEST, excluding public holidays.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Cancer Council Victoria.

Last reviewed: June 2022

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