Cancer Council Australia, provides advice on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer, and advocates for people affected by cancer for best treatment and supportive care.Australia’s Cancer Councils are the recognised leaders in providing support and other resources for people affected by cancer.
Bowel Cancer Australia is dedicated to bowel cancer prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care, and provides practical and emotional support for the growing number of Australians affected by bowel cancer.
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is the peak national organisation for Australians personally affected by breast cancer. It works to ensure that Australians diagnosed with breast cancer and their families receive the best information, treatment, care and support possible
Cancer Voices Australia is a national consumer advocacy organisation representing Australians affected by cancer. It aims to ensure the voices of people, their carers and families affected by cancer are heard at a national level. There are also Cancer Voices organisations in most states and territories.
CanTeen - The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer is the national support organisation for young people (aged 12-24) living with cancer.
The Leukaemia Foundation is the national organisation dedicated to the care and cure of people living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and other related blood disorders, and to providing support for their families.
Lung Foundation Australia is the national consumer advocacy organisation, representing Australians affected by lung disease.
The Myeloma Foundation of Australia provides information and support to people affected by myeloma.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) funds all forms of research into the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation providing support and advocacy for people affected by ovarian cancer, and is the peak body for ovarian cancer awareness and prevention.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is the national body for prostate cancer in Australia. It funds research and other efforts to reduce the impact of prostate cancer on the community.
The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance is a collaborative voice raising awareness of pancreatic cancer in Australia. Cancer Australia is a Member of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance, other members include:
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Brainchild Foundation provides emotional, educational and financial support to families of children who have been diagnosed with tumours of the brain and spinal cord. This support includes financial aid with shopping and fuel vouchers, bereavement assistance, tutoring scholarships for children returning to school and with respite and family camps.
Camp Quality believe kids impacted by cancer should have every opportunity to thrive.
At every stage of the cancer experience, we provide innovative programs and services to develop life skills and strengthen the wellbeing of children aged 0 -13 growing up with cancer, and their families.
Cancer Advisor provides reliable information for families of children with cancer, and young people under 25 with a diagnosis.
The Children’s Cancer Foundation has supported children with cancer since 1992. We strive for better and less harmful treatments and believe that every child should laugh, dance, play and live as only a child can.
Kids with Cancer Foundation funds assist doctors, nurses, families and support groups involved in caring for only the youngest of children suffering with a brain tumor, leukemia and all other childhood cancers, from new born babies to young teenagers.
The Kids’ Cancer Project is an independent national charity dedicated to supporting childhood cancer research with the aim of improving diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer, increasing survival and achieving improved outcomes for children and their families affected by cancer.
MissingSchool.org.au is an online parent-run organisation that provides advice and parent support on education issues for your child.
Nueroblastoma Australia's mission is that all children with all types of neuroblastoma survive and lead a long, healthy life, free from the side effects of their treatment.
Redkite is an Australian cancer charity providing essential support to children and young people (0–24 years) with cancer, and the family and support network who care for them.
Ronald McDonald House Charities provides programs including educational support and accommodation near treatment centres.
Starlight's mission is "To brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families".