Other support

All of the following organisations provide support to men with prostate cancer and their families.

Cancer Council ACT

The Cancer Council ACT is a non government not-for-profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region. It is affiliated with the Cancer Council.

Healthy Male

Formerly known as Andrology Australia, Healthy Male is a national organisation that provides easy access to the latest scientific and medical research on male reproductive and sexual health.

Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health.

Cancer Counselling

The ACT Government’s Canberra Health Services provides various cancer services to help in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer-related illnesses. This includes cancer counselling.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia to achieve their best possible mental health. It is a valuable first point of information and support for people with anxisty or depression.

Relationships Australia

For some men and their families, having prostate cancer can put an understandable strain on their relationships. Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. It is a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations.

Healthcare Consumers Association of the ACT Inc (HCCA)

The HCCA is a health promotion organisation that provides a voice for consumers on local health issues and provides opportunities for health care consumers in the ACT to participate in all levels of health service planning, policy development and decision making.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)

DVA provides support to current and former serving members and their families and carers through a range of services and payments (including ongoing or one-off payments).

South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcome Collaborative

While focused on men living in South Australia, the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcome Collaborative is a good source of information on prostate cancer.