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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
 

Understanding Primary Bone Cancer (fact sheet)

This fact sheet has been prepared to help you understand more about primary bone cancer, also known as bone sarcoma. In this fact sheet we’ve used the term bone cancer. It includes basic information about how primary bone cancer is diagnosed and treated.

Cancer type: Bone Cancer
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: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2015

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Breast Prostheses and Reconstruction (National)

Provides introductory information for women with breast cancer about breast prosthesis and reconstruction options, different reconstruction types, recovery after operation, costs, and decision making.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Recovery, Sexuality issues
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 Grief: A guide for family and friends when someone has died from cancer

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about your grief when someone close to you has died from cancer. We hope this information will answer some of the questions you may have, and provide you with suggestions on ways to help you cope with your loss. This booklet is a general guide only, because each person’s experience of grief is unique to them and their situation. Although it is intended to be helpful, the booklet may stir up feelings at this difficult time. You may like to read the parts that seem useful now and leave the rest until you’re ready.

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: Disease stages
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
01-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Facing End of Life: A guide for people dying with cancer, their families and friends (National)

Part of Cancer Council's 'Understanding Cancer' series, 'Facing End of Life' is a booklet for people dying with terminal cancer. There is also information for family and friends of someone who is dying. It outlines what might happen physically, the emotional impact of knowing you are dying, and how you can prepare for death.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with health and medical staff, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Financial and legal issues, Managing symptoms and side effects
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 Immunotherapy Fact Sheet

This fact sheet has been prepared to help you understand more about immunotherapy, a treatment offered to some people with cancer. It focuses on the type of immunotherapy called checkpoint inhibitors. We hope this fact sheet will help you, your family and friends understand what immunotherapy is and how it may help treat cancer.

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: General Public, 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 Stomach and Oesophageal Cancer (National)

Types, symptoms, causes, statistics of stomach and oesophageal cancers; diagnostic tools; treatment options; side effects; making treatment decisions; caring for oneself; support services.

Cancer type: Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
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
 

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