This section provides information for people affected by cancer, including people living with cancer, cancer survivors, carers and family members.
Cancer is the name for a group of diseases that develop when the body’s cells grow in an uncontrolled way and spread into the body’s tissue. Cancer can affect different parts of the body.
Find out more about:
- Types of cancer
- Your guide to breast cancer
- Your guide to gynaecological cancers
- Your guide to lung cancer
- Cancer support organisations
Cancer Australia does not provide individual treatment advice. People seeking information about care and treatment for their individual situation are advised to speak with their doctor or another health professional.