COVID-19 (coronavirus) Response

Pancare Foundation is aware that the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) across Australia is causing real concern for many within our community.

For those of you who are currently receiving treatment, or have recently finished treatment, there is worry about how it might affect you.

Pancare Foundation has been working with Government, Cancer Australia, Cancer Council Australia and our clinical advisers (pancreatic & upper GI cancer clinicians) to make sure we have helpful and relevant information available to help you through this challenging time.

Information on how to reduce your risk of exposure to coronavirus is available HERE. You will find information and practical strategies on managing your risk of exposure.

Pancare Foundation will continue to keep our community informed.

We are here to help you. Please feel free to contact our Patient and Carer Support Team on 1300 881 698.

The information within this section has been collated from resources provided by the Australian Government Department of Health and leading cancer experts.

Resources:

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/about-us/news/information-people-cancer-about-covid-19

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancer Council COVID-19 FAQs

Cancer Council English Fact Sheet

Cancer Councuil Multilingual Fact Sheets

COVID-19 Expert Working Group

We have formed an COVID-19 Expert Working Group with some of the leading cancer experts in the country. This group will meet regularly to support our team in providing you with the most up-to-date information, support and guidance, and to answer your most asked questions.

Remember that you are our priority, you are not in this alone, we are here for you.

COVID-19 Door Sign

Download one of these posters and place it on, or next to, your front door at home to remind people to stay away if they’re sick, and to wash their hands as they come in.