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Cancer Care and Your Rights (National)

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.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Rights and responsibilities
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2016

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Clearing the smoke: best smoking cessation strategies for people with multiple disadvantages

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.

Cancer type: Lung Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2016

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Caring for Someone with Cancer (eBook)

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.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Financial and legal issues
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Emotions and Cancer (eBook)

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.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2016

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Making Treatment Decisions (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

A fact sheet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about making treatment decisions.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Cancer treatment (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)

Provides basic information about surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, medicines, and side effects for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Cancer Talk (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

A list of words you will hear doctors use during treatment.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Follow-up of survivors of bowel cancer (fact sheet)

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.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Caring for a cancer survivor: tips for coping (fact sheet)

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.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Dealing with cancer-related fatigue - VIC (fact sheet)

Assists patients, family and friends to better understand practical ways of dealing with cancer related fatigue on life during and beyond treatment.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cancer of unknown primary, Central nervous system, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Endocrine-Other, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Parotid Gland, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery
Targeting: Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2016

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

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