The information on this website is provided for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who can determine your individual medical needs.

We hope this information will answer some of your questions and help you in thinking about further questions that you might want to ask your doctors or our Cancer Information & Support number -13 11 20 for the cost of a local call from anywhere in Australia.


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Links to other sites

Cancer Council provides links on the website to other websites that are not under its control. It is not responsible for the contents of any linked website, or any link contained in a linked website, or any changes or updates to such websites.

These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by Cancer Council of the organisation or individual operating the website.


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Linking to the Cancer Council web site

Cancer Council permits and encourages text links to content on the Cancer Council website, www.cancer.org.au, however:

  1. Any text only link must clearly be identified ‘Cancer Council Australia’;
  2. Links should be checked regularly to ensure there are no broken or irrelevant links, alternately links should ‘point’ to the URL www.cancer.org.au
  3. The appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not be such as to damage or dilute the good reputation of Cancer Council and its trademarks;
  4. The appearance, position and other aspects of the link or the host website should not suggest that Cancer Council promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, products, services or websites;
  5. The linking should not use Cancer Council content for commercial or fundraising purposes;
  6. Cancer Council reserves the right to revoke its consent to link at any time.

Please contact us for approval of links to the Cancer Council website.

Cancer Council is not responsible for the information or materials contained on the host website.

Changes to this Statement

We may amend this statement from time to time and post the amended version on this website.