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Helping a friend or colleague with breast cancer (leaflet)

This brochure offers tips and advice from women who have had breast cancer to assist in helping a friend or colleague with breast cancer. Women share what they found useful and more importantly what they did not find useful after being diagnosed with breast cancer.It is a useful resource for the workplace and is often requested by employers and HR managers wanting to support staff members who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Work and Cancer
Targeting: General Public, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

Breast Cancer and Exercise (booklet)

This booklet assists women diagnosed with breast cancer to exercise regularly. It contains information on the benefits of exercise, the amount of exercise recommended for women diagnosed with breast cancer, practical strategies to stay motivated, and an exercise diary to keep track of your achievements. The booklet also contains information on diet and weight loss.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Food and eating, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, 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:2012

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

Breast Cancer and Sexual Wellbeing (booklet)

This booklet is for women who have undergone treatment for breast cancer. It outlines practical strategies to help address issues such as the loss of desire, the physical symptoms of menopause including vaginal dryness, building and rebuilding emotional and physical intimacy with a partner, talking to a health professional about sexual wellbeing concerns, and finding additional information and support.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: 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:2012

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

Menopause and Breast Cancer (booklet)

The Menopause and breast cancer booklet is for women who are experiencing menopause and/or menopausal symptoms as a result of their breast cancer treatment. The booklet explains why some treatments, including chemotherapy and hormone therapies, may cause menopause or mimic menopausal symptoms. It includes plenty of tips for managing symptoms, and was developed in consultation with women with breast cancer and health professionals.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: 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:2012

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer (booklet)

The Hormone Therapy and breast cancer booklet is for women who are currently taking a hormone therapy as part of their breast cancer treatment. Hormone therapies include tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors (such as Arimidex™, Aromasin™ and Femara™). It explains how these drugs work, why they are so effective at preventing breast cancer recurrences, and provides tips for women on how to manage some of the side-effects.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2012

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

My Journey Kit - early diagnosed breast cancer

My Journey Kit is a information resource for Australians newly diagnosed with early breast cancer, developed by women who have been on the journey and will help you navigate the system. Useful resource for the whole family, and your friends.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Men, 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, Treatment options, Work and Cancer
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:2013

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Breast Cancer Network Australia
 

Breast cancer: challenges after treatment (audio)

This resource explores the challenges women encounter following breast cancer treatment. It seeks to provide users with answers to common questions regarding the challenges that present following treatment for breast cancer while also providing strategies to assist women in obtaining accurate information and accessing appropriate support. The program also discusses how health care professionals can assist women following the completion of breast cancer treatment. The program is hosted by Associate Professor John Boyages, Director of the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and includes several guest presenters such as Associate Professor Judy Kirk, Director of the Familial Cancer Service. This program is available in two formats: a DVD and podc

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Managing symptoms and side effects, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2009

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Aboriginal Health&Medical Research Council
 

Listen you women, your breasts are precious [DVD]

This DVD is a multilingual educational resource on breast health and breast cancer. The resource contains the stories of five Aboriginal women from central Australian communities, including the Arrernte, Alyawarre, and Anmatjerre language groups, and their experiences of diagnosis, treatment, support and recovery from breast cancer. As directed by the Elders involved with the production, its intended audience encompasses all women, husbands of women diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as health professionals and health workers. The DVD is in English with Warlpiri, Pitjantjatjara, Arrernte and Anmatyerre translations.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk, Treatment options
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups, General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
30-07-2015

By: Aboriginal Health&Medical Research Council
 

Early detection of breast cancer (fact sheet)

Early detection of Breast Cancer provides information on screening options, what to look our for and prevention methods.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Communicating with health and medical staff, Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
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:2014

Last updated on this website:
23-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Australia
 

After a diagnosis of breast cancer (fact sheet)

Fact sheet about-after a diagnosis of breast cancer. Information on treatment and emotional and physical wellness.

Cancer type: Breast cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Disease stages, Treatment options
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:2014

Last updated on this website:
23-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Australia
 

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