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Aboriginal Cancer Journeys: our stories of kinship, hope and survival

Provides eight true stories and interviews from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people, plus key messages, from Aboriginal people with cancer, carers or relatives. Stories discuss diagnosis, treatment, recovery, side effects, end-of-life care, emotional responses to cancer.

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: Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
28-06-2012

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Telling family that you're planning to have genetic testing (VIC)(fact sheet)

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.

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, Stomach / Oesophageal Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Thyroid cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Now What...? Dealing with your brother or sister's cancer (booklet)

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.

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, 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: Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Disease stages, Financial and legal issues, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Rights and responsibilities, Sexuality issues, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options, Work and Cancer
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2009

Last updated on this website:
21-05-2015

By: CANTEEN
 

Living Well After Cancer (National)

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.

Cancer type: 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, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Work and Cancer
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:2012

Last updated on this website:
25-02-2014

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Telephone Support Groups

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.

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, 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, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Complementary / Alternative therapy, Disease stages, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Rights and responsibilities, Sexuality issues, Treatment options, Work and Cancer
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
23-01-2012

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Cancer Care and Your Rights (National)

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.

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, Rights and responsibilities
Targeting: General Public, 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:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Caring for Someone with Cancer (eBook)

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.

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
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2017

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Emotions and Cancer (eBook)

Everyone with cancer copes in their own way. The diagnosis may cause you to feel a range of strong emotions, such as fear, anger, disbelief, sadness, guilt, loneliness, loss of control or distress. Each person has their own way of coping, and these are all natural reactions to such significant life-changing news. A cancer diagnosis can also affect relationships with family, friends and carers, so this booklet provides practical tips about how to talk to others about your diagnosis, your treatment and how you’re feeling. You’ll find some suggestions for working together to adjust to these challenges.

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 health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues
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:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Making Treatment Decisions (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

A fact sheet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about making treatment decisions.

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, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Cancer treatment (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)

Provides basic information about surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, medicines, and side effects for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
06-12-2017

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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