Cancer of the Cervix – General Information

Cancer of the cervix The cervix is the lower-most part of the uterus (womb). It is the part that protrudes into the top of the vagina, and it connects the uterus to the vagina. The function of the cervix is to act as a relative barrier between the outside world and the cavity of the […]

Leaflet: Gynaecological Cancer Society

The Gynaecological Cancer Society was founded in 1997 by a concerned group of doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and business people.This group had first-hand knowledge of the unmet needs of gynaecological cancer patients, their careers, families and stakeholders.

Financial Assistance

The Society¬†offers limited and restricted emergency financial assistance to patients, their carers and healthcare professionals. Assistance is naturally limited to the Society’s ability to fund the ever-increasing requests for help in this area of its work; and by Federal law which restricts the funding of non-Australian citizens.¬†

Healthcare Assistance

The Gynaecological Cancer Society offers a range of services in the area of healthcare.

Information and Education Assistance

As its main information and education tool, the Society has developed the GCSQ Information & Education Programme. This web site forms the backbone of that programme and was designed to provide holistic, timely and authoritative information covering a broad range of issues related to gynaecological cancer. Although the programme is run by the Society, some […]

Emotional Support Hotline

Emotional Support Hotline – 1800 700 288 – Free-call Australia Wide The Society offers confidential emotional support and practical assistance advise through its Emotional Support Helpline. Staffed by specially trained gynaecological cancer past-patients, the Helpline is available 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday (24 hours 7 days Emergency) to all gynaecological cancer patients, their carers […]

Gynaecological Cancer Society – In Profile

The Gynaecological Cancer Society was established in 1997 with the aim of providing practical support in the form of information and education material; financial and health care assistance to gynaecological cancer patients, their carers, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders with an interest in the field of gynaecological oncology.