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A guide to support services available to Victorians affected by cancer.
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Caring can be rewarding but also challenging, both physically and emotionally.
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This guide is an essential resource for people affected by cancer, including their family, friends and carers
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What is cancer?
Where cancer starts, how it spreads, common risk factors and symptoms.
Types of cancer
Explore our A-Z list of cancer types, with information on diagnosis and treatment.
Learn about cancer treatments and find your local treatment centre.
Cancer Screening and Early Detection
Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.
Rare and less common cancers
A cancer is rare or less common when it only affects a small number of people.
Advanced cancer usually can’t be cured, but it can often be controlled.
Genetics and risk
For some families, an inherited faulty gene means their risk of cancer is much higher.
Children, teens and young adults
No matter what age a child is, a cancer diagnosis will have a big effect on them.
Cancer information and support services for Victorian Aboriginal communities.
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Victorian Cancer Registry
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Undertaking research to understand factors that can contribute to the development of cancer.
McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer
Find out how we use the law to prevent cancer and to protect people affected by it.
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