Breast cancer

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer, we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support or need to understand the basics.

Breast cancer affects your breasts. If you're worried about breast cancer, it's best to first understand the facts.

Being breast aware is important. We’ll help you understand how breast cancer is diagnosed.

The main treatments for breast cancer are surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapies and biological therapies. Find out what they are and how they work.

Living with breast cancer can be difficult, but there's help out there. We can help you find support and let you know how to stay healthy, including managing your symptoms.

The exact cause of breast cancer is unknown, but there are risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease. Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.

Call our National Cancer Helpline

Freephone 1800 200 700 to talk to a specialist cancer nurse
It's open Monday-Thursday from 9am to 7pm and Friday from 9am to 5pm