Understanding Cancer books

Cancer Council has developed a series of resources for people with cancer, as well as their families and friends, that are easy-to-read and absorb. They cover specific types of cancer and treatments, as well as practical and emotional challenges.


They are available in the following subject areas:

  • Types of Cancer
  • Treatment and side effects
  • Coping with cancer and recovery
  • After your cancer treatment
  • Prevention and general information

Check out the full list of what is available and download those you are interested in.


You can also contact Cancer Council on 13 11 20 and request they be mailed out to you.

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