Resources for Cancer Survivors
We are fortunate to have the services of a Cancer Council Liaison, Information and Support person, who is available to help link people between the Concord Cancer Centre, Cancer Council Services and other community services. They can be contacted on: Phone: (02) 9334 1607
CANTEEN focuses on teenagers and young adults who either have cancer themselves or have a family member diagnosed with cancer
Breast Cancer Network Australia
National Breast Cancer Foundation
Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group
Bowel Cancer and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers
Bowel Cancer Australia
Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG) is the Australian trials group for gastro-intestinal cancers but includes information about gastrointestinal cancers in general, as well as studies for patients with gastrointestinal cancer.
Prostate Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia.
ANZUP the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials is a research group dedicated to conducting clinical trial research to improve treatment of Bladder, Kidney, Testicular and Prostate Cancers.
Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand is a body committed to the clinical excellence, education, and the promotion of research and the dissemination of information on urological topics for the benefit of the community.
Impotence Australia has lots of information on sexual dysfunction and links on finding a practitioner.
Healthy Male brings together scientific and medical research on male reproductive and sexual health.
Continence Foundation of Australia represents the interests of Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems and act as an advocate for their interests.
Mindfulness and Meditation
There are a lot of good free videos and audio recordings from well-respected teachers on Mindfulness Meditation.
The Cancer Council website offers a free CD on Mindful Meditation. Phone 13 11 20 to obtain a copy.
Complementary and Alternative Medicines
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre. This website has excellent information about many types of complementary herbs and medicines.
Cancer Council Australia
- ESSA Position Statement on exercise for cancer patients -link to pdf
ENCORE in conjunction with the YMCA (offers free 8 week program for women who have had breast cancer).
Support group for Chinese cancer patients and carers
CANREVIVE Cancer Foundation - Support group for Chinese cancer survivors.
Cancer Council Information and Support 13 11 20
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
Courses and Workshops: