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Nutrition and Cancer (National)

Provides information on ways to deal with eating problems caused by cancer treatment and provide suggestions for the best types of food to eat during treatment and recovery, including basic nutrition, eating during treatment and recovery, eating problems.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Cancer of unknown primary, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, 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, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Food and eating, 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:2016

Last updated on this website:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Ovarian Cancer (National)

Provides patients, friends and family with information about ovarian cancer; answers common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment choices, side effects, e.g. menopause and lymphoedema and support services.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, 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:2016

Last updated on this website:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Fertility and Cancer (national)

This booklet answers many common questions about fertility and suggests ways to bring up this topic with your medical team. There is general information about: preserving your fertility before cancer treatment, protecting it during treatment, and what your options may be if you have finished treatment.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Genital Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
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:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Cancer of Unknown Primary

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about cancer of unknown primary. Health professionals use several terms to describe this cancer, including occult primary cancer, tumour of unknown origin or metastatic malignancy of unknown primary. In this booklet we use the term cancer of unknown primary or CUP. We hope this booklet will help you understand how CUP is diagnosed and treated. We cannot advise you about the best tests and treatment for you. You need to discuss this with your doctors. However, we hope this information will answer your questions and help you think about other questions to ask your doctors.

Cancer type: Cancer of unknown primary
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Food and eating, 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:2016

Last updated on this website:
13-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Surgery: A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about surgery, one of the main treatments for cancer. More than half of all people diagnosed with cancer have an operation to remove the cancer, but not all cancers are treated by surgery. Surgery may be used by itself or with other cancer treatments.

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, 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:2016

Last updated on this website:
15-06-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Prostate Cancer

Introduces patients, friends and family to what prostate cancer is, answer common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, causes, statistics of prostate cancer; side effects and support services.

Cancer type: Prostate Cancer
Written for: Men
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
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:
15-06-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Sexuality, Intimacy and Cancer (National)

Provides information for people with cancer and their partner/carer about sexuality issues related to cancer or its treatment.

Cancer type: Advanced cancer, Bladder cancer, Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Cancer of unknown primary, Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Genital Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Kidney cancer, 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, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Sexuality issues
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:
15-06-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Complementary Therapies (booklet)

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about complementary therapies. There are many reasons why people with cancer consider using complementary therapies, which are generally used in combination with conventional cancer treatment. They may offer you physical, emotional and spiritual support, reduce side effects from medical treatment, and improve your quality of life.

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: Complementary / Alternative therapy, 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:2015

Last updated on this website:
19-02-2016

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:2015

Last updated on this website:
19-02-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Emotions and Cancer

Provides information on the emotional impact of cancer and gives tips on communication, dealing with the diagnosis of cancer, sharing feelings, looking after yourself, depression, sexuality issues dealing with relationships, and support.

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: Check ups, Disease stages, Financial and legal issues, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Sexuality issues, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, 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:2016

Last updated on this website:
17-02-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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