Cancer types

This is a list of organisations and resources that support people with specific cancers. Also see our list of general cancer information and support organisations.

If your cancer is not listed below, it may not have a dedicated organisation or website. Try visiting Rare Cancers Australia. Their cancer knowledgebase lists over 200 types of rare or less common cancers.

Bladder

Bladder Cancer Australia Charity Foundation

Blood

Leukaemia Foundation

Myeloma Foundation of Australia

Lymphoma Australia

Bowel

Bowel Cancer Australia

Your guide to best care: Bowel cancer

Continence Foundation of Australia: Improving bowel function after bowel surgery

Brain

Brain Tumour Alliance Australia

Breast Cancer Network Australia

Your guide to best care: High-grade glioma

Breast

Counterpart Navigator – Breast cancer

Think Pink Foundation

Your guide to best care: Breast cancer

Cervical

Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation

Counterpart Navigator – Cervical cancer

Endometrial

Counterpart Navigator – Uterine (including endometrial) cancer

Your guide to best care: Endometrial cancer

Gall bladder

Pancare Foundation

Head and neck

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Your guide to best care: Head and neck cancer

Kidney

Kidney Health Australia – Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer resource library

Leukaemia

Leukaemia Foundation

Your guide to best cancer care: Acute myeloid leukaemia

Liver

Pancare Foundation

Your guide to best care: Liver cancer

Lung

Lung Foundation Australia – Lung cancer

Your guide to best care: Lung cancer

Lymphoma

Lymphoma Australia

Your guide to best care: Hodgkin and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Melanoma

Melanoma Institute Australia

Melanoma Patients Australia

Your guide to best care: Melanoma

Mesothelioma

Australian Mesothelioma Registry – Australian-based support services

Your guide to best care: Peritoneal mesothelioma

Your guide to best care: Pleural mesothelioma

Mouth

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Myeloma

Myeloma Foundation of Australia

Neuroendocrine

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

Nose

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Oesophageal

Pancare Foundation

Your guide to best care: Oesophagogastric cancer

Ovarian

Counterpart Navigator – Ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer

Ovarian Cancer Australia

Your guide to best care: Ovarian cancer

Pancreatic

Pancare Foundation

Your guide to best care: Pancreatic cancer

Placental

Counterpart Navigator – Placental cancer

Primary peritoneal

Counterpart Navigator – Ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer

Sarcoma

Australian and New Zealand Sarcoma Association

Your guide to best care: Sarcoma

Skin

Melanoma Institute Australia

Melanoma Patients Australia

Your guide to best care: Basal and squamous cell carcinoma

Your guide to best care: Melanoma

Stomach

Pancare Foundation

Your guide to best care: Oesophagogastric cancer

Throat

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Thyroid

The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd

Head and Neck Cancer Australia

Uterine

Counterpart Navigator – Uterine (including endometrial) cancer

Vaginal

Counterpart Navigator – Vaginal cancer

Vulval

Counterpart Navigator – Vulval cancer