Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Parliamentary Breakfast

Watch a recording of our first Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Parliamentary Breakfast held in Canberra on 7 March 2023. 

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NEW! What to expect - when newly diagnosed with Head and Neck Cancer

A warm and informative animation for patients who are newly diagnosed with Head and Neck Cancer and their carers, friends and family. Watch now

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NEW! Head and Neck Cancer GP and Dentist Education Module

The face of Head and Neck Cancer has changed. Learn how to identify and support your Head and Neck Cancer patients in this interactive, case-based one hour online education module. Find out more. 

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2023 Capital Classic, Sunday 2 April

We're excited to join forces with Big Hill Events to host our very first Mountain Bike ride in Canberra. Rise to the challenge. Register today to help raise awareness and funds in your community to support people affected by Head and Neck Cancer.

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Head and Neck Cancer animations in your language

What to expect after Head and Neck Cancer treatment and how to take care of yourself.

Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Hindi

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You must have a lot of questions

"Particularly in the early days after a diagnosis, information is key"
Dr Bruce Ashford, Head & Neck Cancer Surgeon

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Cancer Care Teams

A multidisiplinary team (MDT) of experts will decide on the best treatment for your cancer and help you regain the best function possible in the long-term.

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Learn more with 3D animations

These 3D animations help guide people through the different types of head and neck cancer.


Head and Neck Cancer Australia is the only national charity dedicated to providing education and support to people living with head and neck cancer.

I am a patient

Find patient specific resources and support.


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I am a healthcare professional

Access to Optimal care pathways, MDT contact details, Surgical Fact Sheets for patients and order free resources. 

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Head and Neck Cancer Information

Access comprehensive and easy to understand information about head and neck cancer.

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Radiation Therapy - Planning your treatment

Learn more about how the immobilisation mask is made, side effects of treatment and watch patient videos. 

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Teeth & Mouthcare

Learn more about how treatment for head and neck cancer may affect your mouth and how you can keep your teeth and mouth healthy. 

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Diet & Nutrition

Head and neck cancer can make it hard to eat and drink. Learn more about why nutrition is imporant for someone with head and neck cancer and where to find support.

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Fundraise for Us

Organising your own community event is rewarding, fun and a great excuse to get together with family and friends! 

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Sharing your head and neck cancer experience can provide comfort and courage to others.

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Find out who we Partner with and how you can get involved.

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NEW! GP and Dentist Education Module and What to expect animation.
Digital Kit available to download NOW!

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What to expect after Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Translated Head and Neck Cancer animations in Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Vietnamese and Hindi. 

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