Cancer Information and Support News

Monday 29 April, 2019

 

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Have your say.

Monday 22 July 2019

What can the government do to better support Victorians impacted by cancer? If you’ve had cancer or been a carer, please fill out our short survey and tell us your experiences to improve outcomes for others.

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Do you enjoy listening to podcasts?

Monday 22 July 2019

The popularity of podcasts is on the rise, with Australians listening to more podcasts more often for their entertainment, news and information. For people impacted by cancer, podcasts are an excellent way to learn more from experts and people affected by cancer. We recommend you give these podcasts a try. 

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It was good to get away

Thursday 18 July 2019

Georgina and her family were able to put Mark's shock bowel cancer diagnosis aside during their break away at Inverloch through Cancer Council’s Holiday Break Program.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying introduced

Thursday 18 July 2019

On 19 June the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 came into effect in Victoria. It allows people at the end of life who are suffering in the late stages of advanced disease to request access to voluntary assisted dying.

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A different kind of tired. Living with cancer fatigue

Thursday 18 July 2019

Fatigue is common during and after cancer treatment, making it difficult for people to get through the day. The good news is, there are things you can do to overcome it. Susan's experience may resonate with you.

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How we helped in 2018

Monday 29 April 2019

A cancer diagnosis changes lives. It can be difficult to make sense of it all and find answers to the many concerns that arise. Hear from Kaitlyn about her experience using our Wig Service, just one way we help support patients and families.

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Aged 50-74? Put your mind at rest – do the test

Monday 29 April 2019

If you’re aged 50-74, you will receive a bowel cancer screening kit every two years. Bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer, but if found early, 90% of bowel cancers can be successfully treated. Do the test, it could save your life.

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Unpacking the costs of cancer

Monday 29 April 2019

The financial burden of cancer has been discussed at length during this year’s federal election campaign. But what are the costs of cancer, and the impact on cancer patients and their families?

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Thank you for our headscarves

Monday 29 April 2019

We would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming response we received following a social media post. We asked for head scarf donations towards our Wig Service, and now there are enough that we can distribute to health services across Victoria and share the gift.

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