Before Treatment

If you, or someone you know was recently diagnosed with head and neck cancer, you can find information and support here.

The Head and Neck Cancer Guide is a comprehensive resource to help you understand and prepare for every step of the cancer journey. There is information for patients, caregivers, family and friends. The topics cover diagnosis, treatments, dealing with emotions, how you can help and much more.

These resources were developed by doctors who specialise in treating head and neck cancers and designed with the input of head and neck cancer patients, caregivers and their loved ones.

Diana Ayling

Download your Guide to HNC in Australia and New Zealand

HNC Patient Book - Order your FREE copy now! 
The 2018 Second Edition of the Australian Head and Neck Cancer Patient & Carers Book was launched in July 2018 at the ANZHNCS Conference in Melbourne. The book is a patient led initiative coordinated by former patient and Beyond Five Ambassador, Julie McCrossin, and fellow former patient Marty Doyle, coordinator of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient Support Group in Queensland.

The book shares many personal head and neck cancer stories from patients, family and carers from all over Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the book highlights some of the people who work in the head and neck multidisciplinary team who talk about important aspects of care at specific points in the head and neck cancer journey.

To order FREE hard copies of the 2018 Australian issue email: or text 0408 699 166 (text messages only please) or to download an e-copy visit: Back to top.