Cancer Council ACT provides a range of free cancer information resources including booklets, services directory, education, podcasts and webinars. For resources not listed here, for more information, or to request a free copy of a booklet, please contact our Cancer Support Coordinators on 13 11 20.
Multilingual Cancer Information
Cancer Council NSW have developed fact sheets about cancer, cancer treatments, recovery and cancer prevention in Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Hindi and Tagalog.
You can access these online resources here.
For additional information and support please call our Cancer Council Information and Support phone line on 13 11 20.
To contact this Information and Support phone line in a language other than English, through an interpreter, phone the Translating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50.
Information Pack for Cancer Patients
This is a free pack designed for people recently diagnosed with cancer. It contains useful booklets and information. Ask your doctor or treatment team for a copy of the pack, or call Cancer Council 13 11 20 to order.
The Thing About Cancer
Cancer Council NSW's two podcast series, ‘The Thing About Cancer’ and 'The Thing about Advanced Cancer'. Are a series of informative podcasts that are designed for people affected by cancer, including carers, families and friends of those living with cancer. These free podcasts are available to download from the Cancer Council NSW website or from wherever you download your podcasts.
Cancer and COVID-19
Cancer Council NSW’s Cancer & COVID-19 podcast series details important information for those affected by cancer during the pandemic.
It features discussions with Cancer Council’s support and information health professionals around coping with cancer and isolation during COVID-19, telehealth for cancer and how the pandemic has affected cancer treatment, with information on what has changed and how you can stay safe.
Visit Cancer Council NSW's website to view their free live webinars exploring a range of topics related to cancer.
Information about upcoming webinars and how you can register will be added on their page. You can also watch recordings of past webinars.
Cancer Council understands that Australians undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors and their families and friends may have questions in relation to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19.
We run free cancer education programs, forums and seminars for people with cancer, and their family and friends.
Click on a category at the right to read information online or to download our booklets or fact sheets. E books (EPUB) are also available to download for some titles.
Cancer Council ACT has a large range of information sheets that will assist Canberrans toward minimising their risks of developing cancer. Please feel free share these information sheets with your family, workmates and friends.
Our Cancer Services ACT Directory is a guide to cancer related services in the ACT and surrounding area for people with cancer, their family and friends as well as health professionals working in cancer care. A diagnosis of cancer can pose many challenges.