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Talk to us on our Helpline - 1800 200 700Mon-Thurs 9am-7pm Fri 9am-5pm
About the Helpline
What is cancer? We'll talk you through the basics, including:
How doctors diagnose cancer depends on the type of cancer they're testing for.
Treatments for cancer vary. Find out what they are, how they're effective and what their side effects are.
Learn about the National Cancer Helpline.
Find out about cancer in children and teenagers, and where you can get further support.
Know the full story with our glossary of cancer terms
You're not alone. Find out ways we can help you or your loved ones in the fight against cancer.
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For more information on cancer types, tests, treatments, side-effects and how to cope, visit our publications section.
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