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Cancer Council Connect - Talk to someone who's been there (NSW)

Cancer Connect is a free and confidential telephone support service that connects a person who has a cancer diagnosis with a specially trained volunteer who has had a similar cancer experience. Connect volunteers listen and share their experiences, ways of coping, practical information, emotional support and hope.

Year first published or reviewed: 2011

Last updated on: 30-08-2013
By: Cancer Council NSW


Cancer Council NSW

Cancer Council

Primary Audience / Population Groups

Specifically written for:
Men, Women
Target Group(s):
General Public, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Focus Of Resource

Cancer Type:
Bladder cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer
Area of focus:
Diagnosis, Psycho Social, Survivorship, Treatment Management

Publication Process

Every resource has been self-rated by the publisher submitting it, in regards to the steps taken to ensure it is high quality. The rating is based on the level of community and clinical involvement in producing the resource, scientific evidence used and the quality of the writing and design. This rating may assist you to select the most appropriate resources for your needs.

Cancer Council NSW has used this rating and allocated an icon beside each component as follows:



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