Helpline 13 11 20

A professional telephone services providing information, support and resources to those affected by cancer


Understanding Brain Tumours – A guide for people with brain or spinal cord tumours, and their families and friends

Understanding Brain Cancer – We’re with you (DVD)

Caring for Someone with Cancer

Cancer: legal rights and responsibilities

Loss and Grief – A guide for people

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (CBCF, formerly Cure for Life Foundation) is a Strategic Charity Partner with Blackwood 8.

Our mission is a bold one: To increase five-year survival to 50% within 10 years

Key Objectives

To fund brain cancer research that offers patients accelerated access to promising new treatments

  • To raise at least $20 million in revenue from FY12 to FY15
  • To invest into research in excess of $12 million over that period
  • To raise awareness of brain cancer
  • To support the creation and implementation of a collaborative, international and multi-discipline brain cancer research community



Website from CanTeen providing information, support and an online forum for young people who have cancer, know someone close

to them who has cancer or have someone close to them die from cancer.


phone: 1300224636

Beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help and supporting recovery, management and resilience.


Brain tumours, depression and anxiety disorders (written in conjunction with Brain Tumour Alliance Australia)



AGOG is a landmark study that aims to investigate the genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that may cause glioma brain tumours. This is the largest glioma study ever conducted in Australia. The AGOG Epi Study is being run by Cancer Council Victoria in collaboration with the UNSW, and UWA. The project is funded by Cancer Australia. The study opened in August 2013 and is recruiting suitable candidates now. For more information: