This page contains important information for patients, carers and visitors relating to COVID-19.

Peter Mac would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.

Cancer and medical terminology can sometimes be difficult to understand.

Why young people need support, the types of support available and how you can help them.

Cancer treatment depends on the cancer type, where it began, and whether it has spread (plus general health and personal choices).

Starting a new treatment can be challenging. We have developed some videos about immunotherapy, its side-effects, how to prepare for treatment and supports you can access.

Cancer and its treatment affects people in different ways - from cancer related fatigue to anxiety, pain and breathlessness.

Cancer and its treatment affects people in different ways.

Diet, exercise and lifestyle changes may help you manage better during and after cancer treatment.

For some people, family history may increase your risk of getting cancer.

Lifestyle factors such as being active, including fruit and vegetables in your diet, reducing alcohol intake and stopping smoking have an important part to play in reducing risk of cancer.

Cancer can affect sexual and reproductive health.

Reading the story of someone who has experienced cancer can be helpful.

People often look forward to reaching the end of treatment, sometimes referred to as the survivorship phase.

Many patients ask about therapies that may help during and after cancer treatment.

There are many types of cancer, and each type develops differently. Some cancer types cannot be cured.

The Can-Sleep service helps people with cancer improve night-time sleep problems

Scalp cooling is a technique that was developed to help reduce the hair loss caused by some chemotherapy drugs. At Peter Mac, scalp cooling is available for certain breast and gynaecological oncology patients, your medical team can explain whether scalp cooling is appropriate for you.

This short film describes how Shared Decision Making could help you to plan for surgery.