A new perspective on life

A former professional triathlete and non-smoker, Helen couldn’t believe it when she was told she had tongue cancer.

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Your Cancer Care Team

A multidisiplinary team (MDT) of experts will decide on the best treatment for your cancer and help you regain the best function possible in the long-term

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Learn more with 3D animations

These 3D animations help guide people through the different types of head and neck cancer.


Meet our first Ambassador

Julie McCrossin is a broadcaster and journalist. In 2013 Julie was treated for oropharyngeal cancer and is now one of Australia's leading head and neck cancer advocates.

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Taking care of your oral health

I cleaned my teeth on the hour, everyday using two types of toothpaste and wore nightguards to protect my teeth.

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A Daughter's Story

Caitlin Frede was a first-year medical student when her father was diagnosed with head and neck cancer. He passed away at the end of her third year of studies. 

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You must have a lot of questions

"Particularly in the early days after a diagnosis, information is key"
Dr Bruce Ashford, Head & Neck Cancer Surgeon

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Beyond Five is dedicated to improving the quality of life of everyone affected by head and neck cancer through education and access to support.



Fundraise your own way! From a bake sale to a BBQ, big or small, whatever takes your fancy! Every bit helps.

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Sharing your head and neck cancer experience can provide comfort and courage to others.

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Honour the memory of a loved one by paying tribute to their life and helping continue the work of Beyond Five.

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Click here to complete the ATOS Medical laryngectomy survey.

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Download a copy of the 2017 Head & Neck Cancer Patient Book launched by The Swallows (a UK HNC support group) and Head & Neck Cancer Support Australia on WHNCD 2017.

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Save the date! 27 July 2018
World Head and Neck Cancer Day

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