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Cancer Council Victoria

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

They are involved with advising government and liaising with business and professional groups to help create strategies to fight cancer.

Cancer Council Victoria aims to maintain a strong public profile and preserve their independence in order to maximise their ability to influence the public agenda.

Objectives:

  • coordinate in Victoria all activities relating to research with respect to cancer and allied conditions and in particular, research into the causation, prevention and treatment of cancer and allied conditions
  • undertake, promote and subsidise such research
  • provide information and advice, and also develop, coordinate and participate in educational programs relating to the prevention, detection, treatment and management of cancer and allied conditions
  • promote, provide and coordinate services for the support and welfare of people suffering from cancer and allied conditions
  • act in association with any organisation having objectives similar to the objectives of Cancer Council Victoria

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

Last reviewed: March 2019

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Diagnosing children’s cancers | Cancer Council Victoria

Information on diagnosing children's cancers, including finding childhood cancers and how to help your child cope with the tests or procedures.

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During and after childhood cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

Day to day life for a child with cancer can be difficult for the child and those caring for them. Knowing what to expect and who to get support from can help.

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Treating children’s cancers | Cancer Council Victoria

This section has information about treating children’s cancers. Each type of cancer is treated differently. In some cases, several types of cancer treatments are given.

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Cervical Cancer Screening & HPV Vaccine | Cancer Council Victoria

All women aged 25 to 74 who have ever been sexually active should have a Cervical Screening Test every 5 years.

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Children's cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

When the lives of children are touched by cancer, we need to call on special skills for coping, supporting and communicating with them.

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Reactions and emotions to childhood cancer | Cancer Council Victoria

A cancer diagnosis in a child can come as a huge shock to everyone. This information may help support them through this difficult time.

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Types of children’s cancers | Cancer Council Victoria

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