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Our Understanding Cancer booklets and fact sheets are written for people affected by cancer, including people who have been diagnosed with cancer, as well as their carers, family and friends.

Each booklet, or information fact sheet, addresses a different aspect of cancer. We provide practical information to help you understand what you are going through, including answers to common questions, tips, checklists and where to go for support.

A number of our booklets are now available as ebooks, making them easy to download and view on an ebook reader, mobile device or computer.

Click on one of the following categories to access our publications online or to download booklets and fact sheets.

Cancer types

Cancer treatments

Living with cancer

After cancer treatment

For further information and advice, call Cancer Council 13 11 20 ? our specially trained staff can answer your questions and offer emotional and practical support.

To access Cancer Council ebooks

PC: Download a stand-alone ebook reader or install a browser add-on.
Mac: Use the iBooks app installed.

If you don't have an ebook reader, Wikipedia has an extensive list of open-source and paid ebook readers -

Cancer types

  • Lung PDF
  • Melanoma PDF 
  • Mesothelioma PDF
  • Ovarian PDF
  • Pancreatic PDF
  • Prostate PDF 
  • Skin PDF
  • Stomach and oesophegeal PDF
  • Testicular PDF
  • Thyroid PDF
  • Uterine PDF
  • Vulvar and vaginal PDF

Cancer treatment and side effects

Living with cancer

  • Cancer and your finances PDF | ebook
  • Cancer care and your rights PDF | ebook
  • Cancer in the school community PDF
  • Cancer support groups PDF
  • Cancer, work and you PDF | ebook
  • Caring for someone with cancer PDF | ebook
  • Living with advanced cancer PDF | ebook
  • Emotions and cancer PDF | ebook
  • Exercise for people living with cancer PDF
  • Fertility and cancer PDF
  • Overcoming cancer pain PDF | ebook
  • Talking to kids about cancer PDF | ebook

After cancer treatment

  • Breast exercises after surgery Poster
  • Breast prostheses and reconstructions PDF
  • Facing end of life PDF | ebook
  • Living well after cancer PDF | ebook
  • Nutrition and cancer PDF | ebook
  • On the Road to Recovery
    • Greek PDF | Greek English PDF
    • Cantonese PDF | Cantonese English PDF
    • Mandarin PDF | Mandarin English PDF
  • Arabic bilingual PDF
  • Italian bilingual PDF
  • Vietnamese bilingual PDF
  • Hindi bilingual PDF
  • Tagalog bilingual PDF
  • Sexuality, intimacy and cancer PDF | ebook
  • Understanding grief PDF | ebook
  • Understanding lymphoedema Factsheet

This page was last updated on: Thursday, May 19, 2016

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