Patients & Families
A helping hand for patients and their families on the cancer journey
What is tumour profiling?
Molecular profiling or tumour profiling, is a method of testing that finds mutations in the DNA of your cancer that may be causing your cancer to grow. Identifying mutations may help your clinician identify a targeted therapy, immunotherapy or a clinical trial that may be right for you.
Finding information, resources, and a support network
Rare Cancer Australia (RCA) provides support and advocacy for patients taking the decision to participate in our Programs. If you or your family needs a place to learn, someone to listen, help with navigating the journey or advice, RCA can help.visit the RCA website
If you are 12 – 25 and your world has been turned upside down by cancer, Canteen can provide support and someone to talk to.visit the Canteen website
The Australian Rare Cancer (ARC) Portal is an online referral service that aims to improve outcomes and access to research for Australians diagnosed with a rare cancer.
Working together with your existing cancer specialist, the ARC Portal offers expert clinical advice, particularly for Australians who live outside the major cancer treatment centres in metropolitan areas.visit the ARC portal