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Assists people understand what they can expect from their treatment and health care team, defines range of health care professionals, and inform them about choices, how to address practical, legal / financial problems and challenges.
Provides evidence-based information to social and community service workers on the best ways to help their clients to quit smoking, with research findings on best practice cessation for disadvantaged smokers, including effective strategies.
This eBook aims to support you in your role as a carer. You may relate to some of the emotions and feelings described here, and you might learn practical tips on how to balance the demands of caring, family, work and your own needs. Your role as a carer is valuable. Although caring for someone with cancer can be difficult and stressful at times, many carers have said they are better people for the experience of caring. Some people find that caring can be rewarding and life-changing.
Everyone with cancer copes in their own way. The diagnosis may cause you to feel a range of strong emotions, such as fear, anger, disbelief, sadness, guilt, loneliness, loss of control or distress. Each person has their own way of coping, and these are all natural reactions to such significant life-changing news. A cancer diagnosis can also affect relationships with family, friends and carers, so this booklet provides practical tips about how to talk to others about your diagnosis, your treatment and how you’re feeling. You’ll find some suggestions for working together to adjust to these challenges.
Provides basic information about surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, medicines, and side effects for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This fact sheet on surviving cancer is for people who have completed treatment for bowel cancer. It explains why follow-up appointments are important and possible effects from treatment.
This infomration sheet is for carers of cancer survivors. It contains information on coping with practical issues, caring for yourself, learning to cope with feelings, tips to help carers cope and further information about useful organizations that may provide further assistance.
Assists patients, family and friends to better understand practical ways of dealing with cancer related fatigue on life during and beyond treatment.