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Provides important information about many of the thinking and behaviour changes people may experience after a brain tumour, including anger management, memory loss, case studies.
This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about brain and spinal cord tumours, and what you may experience with either of these diseases. It provides information about both non-cancerous (benign) and cancerous (malignant) tumours, and primary and secondary tumours.
The Cancer Information website is a collaborative website by Macquarie University Cancer Institute and Macquarie University Library. It aims to create a patient information website to inform and empower cancer patients and carers, as well as to provide educational benefits for the wider community. Resources with appropriate content and health literacy are included as well as clinician created information for patients with specific cancers.
If you have been identified as having a strong family history of cancer, you may be thinking about having genetic testing, to see if you are at high risk of cancer. This information sheet aims to guide you through considerations for sharing your plans for genetic testing with other members of your family.
This book provides age-appropriate information and support to assist young people aged 12-24 deal with the practical and emotional challenges associated with their brother or sister's cancer.
Provides information to assist people who have survived cancer with emotional, social and spiritual challenges after treatment is over; follow-up care; communicating with family and friends; treatment side effects; staying healthy; legal & financial issues.
If you want to connect with other people who are affected by cancer, consider joining a telephone support group. This is a support group held over the telephone. Telephone support groups offer support and information to adults affected by cancer, including patients, their families and carers. We offer several different telephone support groups - we encourage you to call to talk about which group might be right for you.
Assists people understand what they can expect from their treatment and health care team, defines range of health care professionals, and inform them about choices, how to address practical, legal / financial problems and challenges.
This eBook aims to support you in your role as a carer. You may relate to some of the emotions and feelings described here, and you might learn practical tips on how to balance the demands of caring, family, work and your own needs. Your role as a carer is valuable. Although caring for someone with cancer can be difficult and stressful at times, many carers have said they are better people for the experience of caring. Some people find that caring can be rewarding and life-changing.
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