A cancer diagnosis is daunting and is accompanied with uncertainty. Throughout the cancer journey finding information, support groups and staying informed can provide reassurance, individuals with shared experiences, and the tools to ask important questions.
Find out more about cancer, other clinical trials groups and support organisations.
The Coalition of Peaks is a representative body of around fifty Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled peak organisations and members.
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is the national leadership body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in Australia. NACCHO represents 143 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) that operate in over 300 clinics across Australia.
Details of each ACCHO is available on the NACCHO website.
The National Indigenous Cancer Network (NICaN) was established to improve outcomes for Indigenous people with cancer, including their carers, families and communities.
The National Indigenous Research(er) Capacity Building Network (IRNet) aims to connect research and researchers to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.
Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) is the peak national body representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors and medical students.
Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is the peak representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia
Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national, member-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation.
National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners (NAATSIHWP) is the peak body for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners in Australia.
Lowitja Institute is the national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research.
A non-for-profit organisation aimed at assisting people with cancer and their families, in particular, Aboriginal people, to reduce the impact of cancer through informing and assisting people.
MiiMi Aboriginal Corporation and its Board of Management develops and delivers services and programs for the whole of community.