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Understanding Chronic Leukaemia (NSW)

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about chronic leukaemia. It was developed with help from medical experts and people who have been diagnosed with chronic leukaemia.

Cancer type: Leukaemia
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Treatment options
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:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Cancer Survivorship: Dealing with practical issues - money, work and study (fact sheet)

This information is designed to help cancer survivors and carers know where to get the right support with financial and practical issues.

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, Work and Cancer
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Surviving cancer: Follow-up of survivors of prostate cancer (fact sheet)

This fact sheet on surviving cancer is for people who have completed treatment for prostate cancer. It explains why follow-up appointments are important and possible effects from treatment.

Cancer type: Prostate Cancer
Written for: Men
Focusing on: Check ups, Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Living with Advanced Cancer (National)

Provides introductory information for cancer patients, families and carers about advanced cancer - what it is and how to cope with it from an emotional and physical viewpoint, including communicating with family about advanced cancer, treatment and suppor

Cancer type: Advanced cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Lymphoedema Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been prepared to help you understand more about secondary lymphoedema, a possible side effect of cancer treatments. In this fact sheet we’ve used the term lymphoedema. Not all people treated for cancer will get lymphoedema. We hope this fact sheet will help you, your family and friends understand what lymphoedema is and how it can be managed.

Cancer type: Lymphoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Mesothelioma

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand how pleural mesothelioma is diagnosed and treated. We also include information about support services. As the experience for every person with pleural mesothelioma is different, you need to discuss your treatment options with your doctor. However, we hope the information in this booklet will answer some of your questions and help you think about other questions to ask your treatment team.

Cancer type: Lung Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Financial and legal issues, Managing symptoms and side effects, Rights and responsibilities, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Melanoma

Provides information on types, symptoms, causes, statistics of melanoma; diagnostic tools; treatment options for early and advanced melanoma; side effects; making treatment decisions; caring for oneself; support services and skin protection to help prevent recurrence.

Cancer type: Skin Cancer / Melanoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Hodgkin Lymphoma (NSW)

Introduces patients, friends and family to what Hodgkin's lymphoma is, answer common questions, and discuss diagnosis, treatment, side effects and support services.

Cancer type: Lymphoma
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Check ups, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Cancer of the Uterus (National)

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about cancer of the uterus – also called uterine cancer, womb cancer, cancer of the lining of the womb or endometrial cancer. In this booklet, we use the terms ‘cancer of the uterus’ and ‘uterine cancer’. Many women feel shocked and upset when told they have uterine cancer. We hope this booklet will help you, your family and friends understand how uterine cancer is diagnosed and treated. We also include information about support services.

Cancer type: Uterine Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Bowel Cancer (National)

Provides introductory information to patients, friends and family to what bowel (colon) cancer is, answer common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment, making treatment decisions, side effects and support services.

Cancer type: Bowel / Colorectal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Disease stages, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
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:2015

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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