COVID-19 Information

News item posted on 27 March, 2020

COVID-19 Information

We understand those undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors and their families and friends may have questions in relation to COVID-19. We have prepared the following information and links to online resources.

For more information and if you need further assistance call Cancer Council on 13 11 20 for any cancer-related information and support, or the DHHS COVID-19 Dedicated Hotline 24 hours, 7 days, on 1800 675 398.

Links to information and resources

DHHS Coronavirus COVID-19 daily update

This Chief Health Officer update is intended to provide clinicians and the Victorian public with information about the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria as well as relevant public health response activities in Victoria. Chief Health Officer Alerts will continue to be issued when there are changes to the public health advice related to COVID-19. Read more

Cancer Council – Cancer and COVID-19

Cancer Council understands that Australians undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors and their families and friends may have questions in relation to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. If you have cancer your immune system may not be as strong as it is normally so you may feel concerned about the risks associated with COVID-19.  Read more

Cancer Council – Exercise for people living with cancer

Whilst the Cancer Council Cancer Wellness & Exercise programs are currently on hold, Cancer Council have a suite of 22 videos that complement the Cancer Council booklet, Exercise for People Living with Cancer. The videos provide clear instructions on how to perform the exercises referred to in the booklet. These are simple exercises to help improve flexibility and strength. Read more

Multidisciplinary Meetings (MDMs)

MDMs are currently being run virtually where available. Please contact your MDM administrator for any queries.



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