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Australia

Australian Institute of Health & Welfare (AIHW)

The AIHW is the national agency set up to provide information on Australia's health and welfare, through statistics and data development that inform discussion and decisions on policy and services.

Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia is a national government agency, working to reduce the impact of cancer on all Australians.

Cancer Learning - Key Resources - psychosocial support

Cancer Learning is an initiative of Cancer Australia. This information hub aims to consolidate the enormous variety of evidence-based learning activities, resources and information in cancer care available across Australia in one online location.

CanNET Homepage

CanNET involves the Australian, state and territory governments working collaboratively with consumers of cancer services and primary, secondary and tertiary health professionals to improve outcomes through better coordination of existing services.

Commonwealth Carelink Centres

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally, interstate or anywhere within Australia.

Department of Health and Ageing - Links

Further links to cancer organisations and websites.

Department of Health and Ageing

Better health and active ageing for all Australians.

HealthInsite - Quality Health Information for Australians

HealthInsite is an Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

How to Assess Health Information Online

HealthInsite is an Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

National Centre for Gynaecological Cancers

The Centre will provide national leadership to improve outcomes for women with gynaecological cancers and increase awareness and education about gynaecological cancers for medical and allied health professionals.

National Health and Medical Research Council - NHMRC

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

Screening - Cancerscreening.gov.au

Information relating to other population health screening issues.

Skin Cancer - National Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign

This website has information for young people, parents and families, the media, health professionals and the broader community.

BreastScreen WA

To achieve significant reductions in mortality and morbidity from breast cancer by actively recruiting and screening women aged 50-69 years for early detection of the disease.

Department of Health - Government of Western Australia

Western Australia's public health system aims to ensure healthier, longer and better lives for all Western Australians and to protect the health of our community by providing a safe, high quality, accountable and sustainable health care system.

WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network

The WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network is open to anyone with an interest in cancer and/or palliative care. The Network provides a range of services and projects aimed at the community and health professionals.

WA Cancer Service Directory

This directory assists patients, family members and health professionals to locate cancer specific services across Western Australia.

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

Cancer in Australia 2008 (AIHW)

An Overview of Cancer in Australia (2008)

INTERNATIONAL

MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health

National Cancer Institute

Comprehensive Cancer Information - NIH