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Understanding Radiotherapy (National)

Introduces patients, friends and family to what radiotherapy treatment is, and answer common questions including why and how it is given, the different types available, side effects, how patients can cope with treatment and support services.

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: 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:
15-02-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Talking to Kids About Cancer (National)

Provides information for parents and other adults on the ways they can communicate with children about cancer, treatment and its different stages, particularly when it affects a close loved one.

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: 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:
05-02-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Provides information on types, symptoms, causes, statistics of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; diagnostic tools; treatment options; side effects; making treatment decisions; caring for oneself; support services and caring for someone with cancer.

Cancer type: Lymphoma
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, 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:2015

Last updated on this website:
18-12-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Cancer and Your Finances (national)

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about how to manage your finances after a cancer diagnosis. Cancer and its treatment can affect many aspects of a person’s life. Depending on your individual circumstances, you may need to adjust your budget to deal with reduced income and extra costs, and you could find that your financial plans and goals have changed. You may be running into difficulties with your budget for the first time in your life, so you might not know what to do if you can’t pay your bills or meet your repayments, or where to go for help. We hope this booklet helps you find a solution that suits you.

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: Women
Focusing on: Financial and legal issues
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:
29-10-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Overcoming Cancer Pain (National)

Provides information for patients, family and friends to what cancer pain is and how it can be treated, medications including opioid medication, and side effects,non-medication methods, such as physiotherapy and complementary therapies.

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, 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:
29-10-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Kids' Guide to Cancer

The Kids' Guide to Cancer has been developed to support children age 8-13 who have a parent, sibling, friend or loved one with cancer. Providing age appropriate information, the app answers some of the big questions kids have about cancer and gives them ideas on how they might support their loved.

Cancer type: Bone Cancer, Bowel / Colorectal Cancer, Brain and spinal cord tumours, Breast cancer, Cervical Cancer, Kidney cancer, Leukaemia, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer / Melanoma, Testicular Cancer, Uterine Cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2015

Last updated on this website:
21-10-2015

By: Camp Quality
 

Understanding Cervical Cancer (National)

Provides information on symptoms, causes, statistics of cervical cancer; diagnostic tools; treatment options; managing side effects; fertility and sexuality problems; making treatment decisions; caring for oneself and support services.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Disease stages, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues, 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:2015

Last updated on this website:
15-10-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Understanding taste and smell changes after cancer treatment (fact sheet)

This fact sheet has been prepared to help you understand more about the possible effects of cancer treatments on your experience of eating. Some treatments can change the taste or smell of food, or the feeling of food in your mouth.

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: Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects
Targeting: People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2015

Last updated on this website:
17-09-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Help with utility bills (NSW)

Electricity, gas, water and phone bills can cause financial difficulty. This fact sheet explains options to help you pay your utility bills.

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, Rights and responsibilities
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:
24-08-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

New insurance policies for people with cancer (NSW)

Many people with cancer have concerns about insurance. This fact sheet explains the law around getting insurance, including rights and responsibilities when applying for insurance policy, and when you can lawfully be refused insurance.

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, Rights and responsibilities, Work and Cancer
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:
24-08-2015

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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