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Understanding and managing depression in cancer (fact sheet)

Assists patients, families and carers to understand and manage the physical and psycho-social symptoms of depression during cancer diagnosis, treatment and care, including professional contacts.

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: Managing symptoms and side effects
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
18-06-2015

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Understanding and managing sleep problems in cancer (fact sheet)

Assists patients, families and carers better understand and manage sleep problems relating to cancer, e.g. sleep deprivation, contributing factors, what can be done physically, emotionally and where further professional assistance available.

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: Managing symptoms and side effects
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
18-06-2015

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Understanding and managing anxiety when living with cancer (fact sheet)

Provides information assist patients, families and carers to understand and manage the physical and psycho-social symptoms of anxiety, treatment options and where to seek further help and information.

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: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
18-06-2015

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Caring for your mouth during cancer treatment - VIC (fact sheet)

Assist cancer patients care for their mouth during cancer treatments, including side effects with strategies to prevent or reduce impact.

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
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
18-06-2015

By: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
 

Smoking and your health

Provides information on the effects smoking has on a woman including: cancer risk, personal appearance, fertility, pregnancy, breastfeeding, parenting, osteoporosis and menopause; how to quit and Quitline information.

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: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Rights and responsibilities, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
14-10-2014

By: Cancer Council QLD
 

Mindful Meditation for people with cancer, their families and carers

Introduction to meditation to assist people handle stress and anxiety in their lives. The CD provides mindfulness techniques and breathing exercises to assist people relax.

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: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
01-11-2013

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Relaxation for people with cancer, their families and carers - CD

CD provides an introduction to relaxation to assist people facing a cancer diagnosis cope with the challenges of treatment and recovery, including breathing techniques, exercises for releasing muscle tension, sleeping techniques.

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: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery
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:2011

Last updated on this website:
01-11-2013

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Looking After Someone with Cancer (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)

Provides people from Aboriginal backgrounds about the role of the carer and caring in cancer care, including emotions and support.

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: Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
19-07-2012

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Talking About Cancer (Aboriginal)

Provides information for people from Aboriginal backgrounds about the questions they can ask their health care team about 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: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups, General Public, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2010

Last updated on this website:
03-07-2012

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

What is Palliative Care? (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)

Provides information for people from Aboriginal backgrounds and Aboriginal Health Workers about palliative care (not just end of life), including what palliative care is, how it can help, when and where it is available, who organises and costs.

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: Children 0-12 years, 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:
28-06-2012

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

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