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Understanding Vulvar and Vaginal Cancers

This booklet has been prepared to help people understand more about two rare gynaecological diseases, including cancer of the vulva and cancer of the vagina.

Cancer type: Genital Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
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: 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:
28-10-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Glossary of gynaecological cancer (booklet)

This booklet helps people understand terminology used when dealing with gynaecological cancer.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Treatment options
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
14-05-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Gynaecological cancers fact sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
14-05-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Intimacy and sexuality for women with gynaecological cancer - starting a conversation (leaflet)

This resource has been developed to support women (and their partners) in understanding and addressing issues of intimacy and sexuality following the diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological cancer.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Genital Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Sexuality issues
Targeting: 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:
30-04-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Living with Gynaecological Cancer (NSW)

A DVD developed in conjunction with clinicians from Lifehouse at RPA and Dr Norman Swan from the ABC. 'Living with Gynaecological Cancers' is an educational tool for women with gynaecological cancer, their loves ones, carers and health professionals. With a focus on survivorship, we meet women who’ve experienced gynaecological cancer first hand, interview experts on the full gamut of issues experienced by women with gynaecological cancer and examine evidenced based research as well as share important information for life following cancer.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues
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:2013

Last updated on this website:
22-02-2013

By: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse at RPA
 

Gynaecological Cancer (WA)

Provides information on gynaecological cancers, cancers of the female reproductive organs, such as cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and Vulval cancers and what women can do to reduce their risk of developing them.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Early Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Food and eating, Sexuality issues, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
06-03-2014

By: Cancer Council WA
 

Fertility and Cancer (national)

This booklet answers many common questions about fertility and suggests ways to bring up this topic with your medical team. There is general information about: preserving your fertility before cancer treatment, protecting it during treatment, and what your options may be if you have finished treatment.

Cancer type: Cervical Cancer, Genital Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulva cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Sexuality issues, 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:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Nutrition and Cancer (National)

Provides information on ways to deal with eating problems caused by cancer treatment and provide suggestions for the best types of food to eat during treatment and recovery, including basic nutrition, eating during treatment and recovery, eating problems.

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: Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects
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:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Sexuality, Intimacy and Cancer (National)

Provides information for people with cancer and their partner/carer about sexuality issues related to cancer or its treatment.

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: Sexuality issues
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:2016

Last updated on this website:
15-06-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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
 

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