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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.
Introduces patients, friends and family to what Hodgkin's lymphoma is, answer common questions, and discuss diagnosis, treatment, side effects and support services.
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.
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.
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.
Provides introductory information for women with breast cancer about breast prosthesis and reconstruction options, different reconstruction types, recovery after operation, costs, and decision making.
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.
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.
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.
Types, symptoms, causes, statistics of stomach and oesophageal cancers; diagnostic tools; treatment options; side effects; making treatment decisions; caring for oneself; support services.