For more information about cancer types, including an overview, symptoms and risk factors.
A diagnosis of cancer can mark the beginning of a journey full of emotional, psychological, physical and practical challenges. The challenges might relate to the shock of a cancer diagnosis and fears about the future, or understanding what comes next.
Being better informed can help you feel more in control of your situation. The following pages will provide you with helpful information after receiving a cancer diagnosis. If you would like more tailored information relevant to your circumstances please call our 13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line to chat with one of our experienced team members.
For more support, resources and information, see below:
There are many decisions to make about cancer treatment and the care offered. It often helps to find out more about your illness.
After a cancer diagnosis, many people experience a range of emotions, which is a normal response.
Assistance is available through Cancer Council WA to eligible cancer patients who are undergoing active treatment. This includes legal and financial support.
This page covers some of the more common side effects of different treatments and of cancer itself.
Being diagnosed with cancer while you are pregnant is rare – but it can happen. It is also possible to become pregnant during cancer treatment.