Head and Neck Cancer Australia Resources

The Head and Neck Cancer Australia website (formerly known as Beyond Five) includes a comprehensive library of information sheets, animations, videos and podcasts developed and regularly updated by leading head and neck cancer clinicians across Australia and New Zealand with the input of patients and carers.

This page includes a complete list of all resources developed by Head and Neck Cancer Australia and external websites that you may find useful. 

To see the list of all expert contributors involved in developing Head and Neck Cancer Australia's resources please click here.

1) Head and Neck Cancer Australia Resources

about us

Health and Wellbeing

human papilloma virus


Radiation Therapy

Surgical Procedures


Types of Head and Neck Cancer 

Head and Neck region (animations)

2) External Links​

Australian Links

2020 Head and Neck Cancer Video Series - produced by Julie McCrossin AM
A series of 14 videos on innovations in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients. Each video focuses on the clinical practice of multidisciplinary team members and researchers to improve survival and quality of life for people with head and neck cancer. The videos  give the latest evidence-based information to patients, family members and clinicians through interviews with people on the frontline of healthcare.

Topics covered include: 

  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy
  • Dental Care 
  • Managing Distress and Recovery
  • Managing Mask Anxiety and The Remove the Mask Research
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Patients, Family & Community
Head and Neck Cancer Support Australia (patient and carer support group) Cancer Council Australia

 Cancer Institute NSW

  • Cancer Patient Information Sheets - translated into over 10 languages 

    • Understanding chemotherapy

    • Common questions about chemotherapy

    • Diarrohoea during cancer treatment

    • Chemotherapy safety at home

    • Infection during cancer treatment

    • Nausea and vomiting during cancer treatment

    • Skin changes and skin care during radiotherapy

    • Mouth problems during cancer treatment

Cancer Patients Foundation Chris O’Brien Lifehouse NSW Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) Griffith University Hunter New England Health Service - Video Series Liverpool Hospital NSW Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Cental Melbourne Integrated Cancer Victoria

Queensland Health

 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists - Targeting Cancer


Changes in appearance

United Kingdom Links

Changes in appearance NHS UK Macmillan Cancer Support Cancer Research UK National Tracheostomy Safety Project

The Swallows - patient and carer support group

USA Links

American Society Clinical Oncology Changes in appearance  National Cancer Institute US National Library of Medicine