Cancer Council Victoria


Since theirr establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, they play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

They aim to reduce cancer deaths and improve quality of life for people living with cancer, while empowering the community by leading and integrating research with prevention, support and advocacy work.

They are responsible for implementing powerful cancer prevention programs for major cancer risk factors: tobacco, UV, diet, obesity and alcohol, mobilising community participation in cancer screening and immunisation programs, empowering patients by delivering dynamic, credible information and compassionate support and maximising the impact of cancer research and cancer data.