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At Cancer Council Western Australia, we understand that a cancer diagnosis can have an enormous impact on you and your family. That's why we offer a wide range of practical and emotional support, professional services, and information. this brochure outlines the many ways we can help guide you through your cancer journey.
This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about palliative care. Although palliative care is for anyone with a life-limiting illness, this booklet has been written specifically for people affected by advanced cancer. The aim of palliative care is to enhance your quality of life and help you maintain your independence for as long as possible. Health professionals from different fields work together as a team to meet your physical, practical, emotional and spiritual needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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