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    10 myths about sun protection

    Find out what are the top 10 myths about sun protection.

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    Accommodation

    Subsidised accommodation for country people in Adelaide for cancer treatment.

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    Active surveillance for prostate cancer

    Active surveillance means closely monitoring the cancer with regular checkups

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    Being physically active

    Regular physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers.

    Breast cancer in men

    Women and men can both get breast cancer although it is rare in men.

    Breast reconstruction

    The surgical rebuilding of a breast at the time of, or after a mastectomy.

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    Cancer - What now?

    A DVD that provides information about the common issues people face following a cancer diagnosis.

    Cancer and work

    Continuing or returning to work after a cancer diagnosis.

    Cancer information on the internet

    How to access useful cancer information on the internet.

    Cancer Prevention Sessions

    Cancer Q&A

    Cancer Q&A has been created to share questions that our cancer nurses are frequently asked.

    Cancer support groups

    Connecting people affected by cancer and sharing their experiences.

    Caring for someone facing end of life

    Information for people caring for someone who is facing the end of their life.

    Caring for someone with advanced cancer

    Information for people caring for someone with advanced cancer.

    Checking for skin cancer

    Finding skin cancer early gives you the best chance of successful treatment.

    Chemotherapy for bowel cancer

    Treatment for bowel cancer using drugs that are toxic to fast growing cells.

    Chemotherapy for brain and spinal cord cancers

    Treatment for brain and spinal cord cancers using drugs that are toxic to fast growing cells.

    Chemotherapy for cervical cancer

    Treatment for cervical cancer using drugs that are toxic to fast growing cells.

    Chemotherapy for ovarian cancer

    Treatment for ovarian cancer using drugs that are toxic to fast growing cells.

    Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Treatment for pancreatic cancer using drugs that are toxic to fast growing cells.

    Clinical trials

    What are clinical trials, why are they necessary and how are they done.

    Compensation for work-related cancers

    If your work has caused or contributed to you developing your cancer, you may be able to claim compensation.

    Counselling

    An opportunity to discuss your cancer experience and its impact on your life.

    Country cancer support

    Comprehensive information for rural South Australians affected by cancer.

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    Dealing with debts

    Information for people who are having trouble paying their debts.

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    Eating a healthy diet

    A healthy diet has been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers.

    Effects of treatment for cervical cancer on fertility

    Treatment for cervical cancer affects the reproductive organs and can affect fertility.

    Emotions after cancer

    Many people have concerns and fears after their treatment has finished.

    Emotions and cancer

    Ideas on how to deal with the emotional effects of cancer.

    Employment and cancer

    Many people affected by cancer have questions about work.

    Exercise for people living with cancer

    Exercise has been shown to help people cope with many of the side effects of cancer treatment.

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    Facing end of life

    Sometimes treatments stop working and a cure or remission is no longer possible.

    Family history of pancreatic cancer

    Most people with pancreatic cancer do not have a family history of the disease.

    Family law

    Family law covers all areas of family relationships.

    Finding bowel cancer early

    Bowel cancer is 90 per cent curable if found at an early stage.

    Finding breast cancer early

    In most cases the earlier breast cancer is diagnosed and treated the better the outcome.

    Finding cervical cancer early

    Early changes to the cells can be detected long before cancer of the cervix develops.

    Fruit, vegetables and eating for health

    You can lower your risk of cancer by enjoying a healthy diet, being physically active every day and maintaining a healthy body weight.

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    Getting your affairs in order

    It's a good idea for everyone to get their affairs in order whether you have cancer or not.

    Glossary

    The words listed here are common cancer terms that your doctor and other health professionals may use when working with you.

    Guide to cancer services

    Services to help you deal with many of the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.

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    Hair loss

    Hair loss can be a side effect of many cancer treatments.

    Healthy Living after Cancer

    Adults who have completed treatment for cancer within the past five years are invited to participate in a free telephone-based health coaching program.

    Hormone treatment for prostate cancer

    Treatment for prostate cancer by blocking the action of testosterone.

    How are brain and spinal cord cancers diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose brain and spinal cord cancers.

    How are head and neck cancers diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose head and neck cancers.

    How are stomach and oesophageal cancers diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose stomach and oesophageal cancers.

    How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose bladder cancer.

    How is bowel cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose bowel cancer.

    How is breast cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose breast cancer.

    How is cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose cancer.

    How is cancer of unknown primary diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose cancer of unknown primary.

    How is cervical cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose cervical cancer.

    How is kidney cancer diagnosed?

    What are the symptoms and causes of kidney cancer?

    How is liver cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose liver cancer.

    How is lung cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose lung cancer.

    How is melanoma diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose melanoma.

    How is ovarian cancer diagnosed

    Information about the tests used to diagnose ovarian cancer.

    How is pleural mesothelioma diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose pleural mesothelioma.

    How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer.

    How is skin cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose skin cancer.

    How is testicular cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose testicular cancer.

    How is thyroid cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose thyroid cancer.

    How is vaginal cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose vaginal cancer.

    How is vulvar cancer diagnosed?

    Information about the tests used to diagnose vulvar cancer.

    How much sun is enough?

    Getting the balance right: vitamin D and sun protection.

    How should I protect my skin

    Protect your skin in five ways – Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.

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    I want to help

    When cancer has been diagnosed in a relative or friend.

    I'm concerned about my family history

    For a small number of people their family history suggests they may have a higher risk of cancer.

    iheard

    Dispelling the many myths, rumours and fanciful claims about cancer.

    Information and support

    For information and support call 13 11 20 to speak with an experienced cancer nurse.

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    Legal and financial assistance

    Resources to help with legal and financial issues arising from cancer.

    Limit alcohol

    Alcohol increases the risk of developing some cancers.

    Living with a urostomy

    Learning how to look after a urostomy.

    Living with advanced cancer

    Living with pleural mesothelioma

    Life between treatments for pleural mesothelioma can present its own challenges.

    Look Good... Feel Better

    Coping with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.

    Looking after yourself after treatment for melanoma

    Protecting your skin and the risk of further melanomas.

    Looking after yourself after treatment for testicular cancer

    Ideas to cope with the physical and emotional strain a cancer diagnosis may cause.

    Looking after yourself after treatment for thyroid cancer

    Ideas to cope with the physical and emotional strain a cancer diagnosis may cause.

    Looking after yourself after treatment for vulvar or vaginal cancer

    Ideas to cope with the physical and emotional strain a cancer diagnosis may cause.

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    Maintaining a healthy weight

    Maintaining a healthy weight has been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers.

    Making a claim for compensation

    Some people who develop mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure may be able to claim compensation.

    Managing side effects of treatment for vulvar and vaginal cancers

    Managing the possible side effects from treatment.

    Managing the side effects of treatment for head and neck cancers

    Ideas to manage the side effects of head and neck cancer treatment.

    Massage

    Massage focuses on the positive effects of human touch

    Melanoma treatment decisions

    Information to help you understand your treatment decisions.

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    New insurance policies

    Many people with cancer have concerns about insurance.

    Newborns, infants and toddlers

    Information to help you talk to very young children about illness and bad news.

    Nutrition and cancer

    A good diet can help you better cope with your treatment.

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    Older children, 6 to twelve years

    Information to help you talk to older children about illness and bad news.

    Oral health during cancer treatments

    How to deal with the effects of some cancer treatments, on the mouth.

    Other therapies for pancreatic cancer

    There is also a therapy specifically for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours.

    Other therapies for prostate cancer

    Information on emerging treatments for prostate cancer.

    Other treatment for skin cancer

    Information about other treatments for skin cancer.

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    Physical side effects after cancer

    It can take time to get over the side effects of treatment.

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    Questions to ask you doctor about skin cancer

    Some questions you may want to ask about your disease.

    Questions to ask your doctor about bowel cancer

    Some questions you may want to ask about your disease.

    Questions to ask your doctor about cervical cancer

    Some questions you may want to ask about your disease.

    Questions to ask your doctor about lung cancer

    Some questions you may want to ask about your disease.

    Questions to ask your doctor about melanoma

    Some questions you may want to ask about your disease.

    Questions you might like to ask your doctor

    When you visit your doctor you may have questions or concerns.

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    Radiotherapy for bowel cancer

    Treatment for bowel cancer using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for brain and spinal cord cancers

    Treatment for brain and spinal cord cancers using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for cervical cancer

    Treatment for cervical cancer using high energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for head and neck cancers

    Treatment for head and neck cancers using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for ovarian cancer

    Treatment for ovarian cancer using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Treatment for pancreatic cancer using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for prostate cancer

    Treatment for prostate cancer using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Radiotherapy for skin cancer

    Treatment for skin cancer using using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Recipes

    Rehabilitation after treatment for brain and spinal cord cancer

    Treatment may affect some of the normal functions of the body and brain.

    Relaxation techniques

    Ideas to help relieve the tension of a cancer diagnosis and its treatment.

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    Seizures due to brain and spinal cord tumours

    Seizures are disruptions to the normal patterns of electrical impulses in the brain.

    Sexuality and intimacy after treatment for bladder cancer

    Cancer treatment can change the way you feel about yourself.

    Skin care

    Being SunSmart and vitamin D.

    Skin care during cancer treatment

    How to deal with the effects of some cancer treatments on the skin.

    Staging and prognosis of bladder cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of breast cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of liver cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of ovarian cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of pleural mesothelioma

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of testicular cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging and prognosis of thyroid cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and if it has spread to other parts of the body.

    Staging bowel cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging cervical cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far its spread

    Staging lung cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging pancreatic cancer

    Measuring the size of cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging prostate cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging skin cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging, grading and prognosis of kidney cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging, grading and prognosis of vaginal cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Staging, grading and prognosis of vulvar cancer

    Measuring the size of the cancer and how far it has spread.

    Steroid treatment for brain and spinal cord cancers

    Steroids can be used to reduce swelling in the brain.

    Superannuation and cancer

    This information explains how you may be able to access your superannuation.

    Surgery for bowel cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat bowel cancer.

    Surgery for brain and spinal cord cancers

    Types of surgery used to treat brain and spinal cord cancers.

    Surgery for cervical cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat cervical cancer.

    Surgery for head and neck cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat head and neck cancer.

    Surgery for melanoma

    Types of surgery used to treat melanoma.

    Surgery for ovarian cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat ovarian cancer.

    Surgery for pancreatic cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat pancreatic cancer.

    Surgery for prostate cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat prostate cancer.

    Surgery for skin cancer

    Types of surgery used to treat skin cancer.

    Surgery for stomach and oesophageal cancers

    Types of surgery used to treat stomach and oesophageal cancers.

    Survive and thrive after cancer

    Information is for people who have finished active treatment for cancer.

    Symptom management for bowel cancer

    Ideas to manage the side effects of bowel cancer treatment.

    Symptom management for breast cancer

    Ideas to manage the side effects of breast cancer treatment.

    Symptom management for cancer of unknown primary

    Ideas to manage the side effects of treatment for cancer of unknown primary.

    Symptom management for ovarian cancer

    Ideas to manage the side effects of ovarian cancer treatment.

    Symptom management for pancreatic cancer

    Ideas to manage the side effects of pancreatic cancer treatment.

    Symptom management for prostate cancer

    Ideas to manage the side effects of prostate cancer treatment.

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    Talk to someone who has had cancer

    Connecting to people who've had a similar experience.

    Talking to kids about cancer

    Help in explain a cancer diagnosis to children.

    Teenagers, thirteen to eighteen years

    Information to help you talk to teenagers about illness and bad news.

    Translated resources

    A wide range of resources available through the CALD Cancer Directory.

    Treatment decisions

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about bowel cancer

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about brain and spinal cord cancers

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about cervical cancer

    Information to help you understand your treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about pancreatic cancer

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about prostate cancer

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about skin cancer

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment decisions about stomach and oesophageal cancers

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment for breast cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat breast cancer.

    Treatment for cancer of unknown primary

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment for head and neck cancers

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat head and neck cancers.

    Treatment for invasive bladder cancer

    The most common treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer is surgery.

    Treatment for kidney cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat kidney cancer.

    Treatment for liver cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat liver cancer.

    Treatment for lung cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat lung cancer.

    Treatment for non-invasive bladder cancer

    The main treatments for non-invasive bladder cancer are surgery, immunotherapy and chemotherapy.

    Treatment for pleural mesothelioma

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat pleural mesothelioma.

    Treatment for testicular cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat testicular cancer.

    Treatment for thyroid cancer

    Information to help you understand and make treatment decisions.

    Treatment for vaginal cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat vaginal cancer.

    Treatment for vulvar cancer

    Information about the types of treatments used to treat vulvar cancer.

    Treatment to manage the symptoms of pleural mesothelioma

    How symptoms of pleural mesothelioma are managed.

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    Understanding chemotherapy

    What is chemotherapy, how does it work and will I have any side effects?

    Understanding radiotherapy

    Treatment for cancer using high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells.

    Understanding surgery

    Treatment for cancer that removes tissue from the body.

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    Vitamin D

    Sensible sun protection does not put people at risk of vitamin D deficiency.

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    What are brain and spinal cord cancers?

    What are the symptoms and causes of brain and spinal cord cancers?

    What are head and neck cancers?

    What are the symptoms and causes of head and neck cancers?

    What are stomach and oesphageal cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of stomach and oesphageal cancer?

    What causes skin cancer?

    Most skin cancers are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation.

    What happens to debts after death

    Many people worry about what will happen to their debts after they die.

    What is bladder cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of bladder cancer?

    What is bowel cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of bowel cancer?

    What is breast cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of breast cancer?

    What is cancer of unknown primary?

    What are the symptoms and causes of cancer of unknown primary?

    What is cancer?

    Cancer is a disease of the cells, the body's basic building blocks.

    What is cervical cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of cervical cancer?

    What is kidney cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of kidney cancer?

    What is leukaemia?

    What are the symptoms and causes of leukaemia?

    What is liver cancer

    What are the symptoms and causes of bowel cancer?

    What is lung cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of lung cancer?

    What is melanoma?

    What are the symptoms and causes of melanoma?

    What is ovarian cancer

    What are the symptoms and causes of ovarian cancer.

    What is pancreatic cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of pancreatic cancer?

    What is pleural mesothelioma?

    What are the symptoms and causes of pleural mesothelioma?

    What is prostate cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of prostate cancer?

    What is skin cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of skin cancer?

    What is testicular cancer?

    What are the symptoms and risk factors of testicular cancer?

    What is thyroid cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of thyroid cancer?

    What is vaginal cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of vaginal cancer?

    What is vulvar cancer?

    What are the symptoms and causes of vulvar cancer?

    When cancer changes your financial plans

    A cancer diagnosis can affect a person's finances and cause money problems.

    When should I protect my skin?

    Skin should be protected when the UV radiation level is three and above.

    Why find cancer early?

    In most cases the earlier a cancer is diagnosed and treated the better the outcome.

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    Younger children, 3-5 years

    Information to help you talk to young children about illness and bad news.

    Your role as executor

    The executor is responsible for administering the estate.