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Provides information for patients, friends and family about pancreatic cancer; answers common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment, side effects, such as jaundice and pain, dietary issues and support services.
Understanding Pancreatic Cancer - a guide for people with cancer their families and friends(booklet)
This booklet provides information on what is cancer, the pancreas, key questions, diagnosis, exocrine tumour treatment, endocrine tumour (PNET) treatment, managing symptoms and side effects, nutrition and dietary problems, making treatment decisions, looking after yourself, seekings support, living with advanced cancer, caring for someone with cancer, and provides useful websites.
Provides information on thyroid cancer, causes, symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatment including surgery, radioactive iodine treatment, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and palliative treatment, managing side effects, plus practical and support services.
This brochure is for people with a family history of cancer to help them decide if they would benefit from visiting a family cancer centre. One in two Australians will develop cancer in their lifetime. It is therefore not uncommon for several members of the same family to develop cancer, though in most cases the cancers will be unrelated.
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.
We understand that a cancer diagnosis can have an enormous impact on you and your family. Our Peel Cancer Support Centre in Greenfields, Mandurah, Dot’s Place, provides a range of services, information, practical and emotional support to people affected by cancer. Dot’s Place offers a welcoming environment for you to access services and free programs, find information about cancer or simply relax in a friendly space to enjoy a cup of tea and a chat.
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