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Adult gliomas - brain tumours (booklet)

A guide that provides information on facts about gliomas, getting the most out of the health system, participating in brain tumour research,symptoms of brain tumours, pathology and diagnosis, information on astrocytomas, therapy, managing symptoms, rehabilitation, psychological issues of people with brain tumours and palliative care.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Complementary / Alternative therapy, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, 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:
23-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Australia
 

Understanding Brain Tumours - For people with cancer, their families and friends(booklet)

This booklet provides information about the brain and spinal cord, key questions, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, making treatment decisions, looking after yourself, seeking support, caring for someone with a tumour, useful websites, and questions to ask your doctor.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Financial and legal issues, Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
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:
16-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Victoria
 

Brain cancer (fact sheet)

An overview of brain cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Brain cancer fact sheet

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

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, 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
 

About brain tumours (QLD)

Information about brain tumours, understanding a brain tumour, what to expect, side effects, and coping strategies on how to deal with the changes, for QLD community.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, 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:
05-03-2015

By: Cancer Council QLD
 

Brain tumour support service (QLD)

Provides information on where to find a brain tumour support service in QLD.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Treatment options
Targeting: People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
05-03-2015

By: Cancer Council QLD
 

Understanding Brain Tumours fact sheet (different languages)

Many people feel understandably shocked and upset when told they have a brain tumour. This Fact Sheet includes information about how brain tumours are treated, patients' physical and emotional wellbeing and where to get reliable information.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
13-05-2014

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Anger: Are you having trouble with your temper

Provides information on brain tumor for patients and carers regarding how to manage anger.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects
Targeting: General Public, 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:
05-07-2012

By: Cancer Institute NSW
 

Brain tumour & neglecting personal care / Looking after yourself

Provides information on brain tumour for patients and carers regarding how to manage when they might neglect their personal care, especially when how you look no longer seems to be important

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Children 0-12 years, 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:
09-02-2012

By: Cancer Institute NSW
 

High Level Thinking or Executive Impairments: Can't seem to think straight?

Provides information on brain tumour for patients and carers regarding how to manage when feel like you can't seem to think straight, i.e. high level thinking or executive impairments.

Cancer type: Brain and spinal cord tumours
Written for: Children 0-12 years, 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:
09-02-2012

By: Cancer Institute NSW
 

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