Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that works to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering advice and support for those living with cancer and their carers.The Cancer Council Helpline is a free confidential telephone and support service run by Cancer Council Tasmania. Specially trained staff can answer questions about all aspects of cancer, including prevention, early detection and treatment. They can also assist with practical and emotional support, and advise callers about specific services appropriate to their needs and location.
Where appropriate, callers can be linked to their local Cancer Support Centre or, where necessary, to a nurse counsellor for more specialist support.Information on all aspects of cancer can also be mailed to Cancer Council Helpline callers. Call the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org.