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Cancer Connect is a free and confidential, one-on-one telephone peer support program that is managed by Cancer Council Victoria. Access Cancer Connect to speak with a specially trained volunteer from Victoria, who has had a similar cancer and treatment to you.

The trained volunteers at Cancer Connect are able to listen to your concerns, provide understanding, practical advice and emotional support to help you through your cancer journey. All volunteers are trained and supported by our cancer nurses to offer emotional and practical support.

Who can use Cancer Connect?

  • People recently diagnosed with cancer
  • Partners, parents, family or friends of people caring for someone with a cancer diagnosis
  • Cancer survivors
  • People carrying a gene that increases their risk of developing cancer

Link me with this service

Call our  13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support Line, email askanurse@cancervic.org.au or submit your details online. Describe your circumstances and you will be linked with a  trained volunteer who’s had a similar cancer experience to you in terms of cancer type, cancer treatment, age and family circumstances.