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Cancer Information Website

The Cancer Information website is a collaborative website by Macquarie University Cancer Institute and Macquarie University Library. It aims to create a patient information website to inform and empower cancer patients and carers, as well as to provide educational benefits for the wider community. Resources with appropriate content and health literacy are included as well as clinician created information for patients with specific cancers.

Year first published or reviewed: 2014

Last updated on: 30-09-2014
By: Macquarie University Library


Macquarie University Library


Primary Audience / Population Groups

Specifically written for:
Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Target Group(s):
General Public, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Focus Of Resource

Cancer Type:
Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Area of focus:
Advanced Cancer Care, including palliative care, 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:




For more information about this publication process and the criteria that each organisation considered, please click here.


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