Cancer Information and Support News

Thursday 20 December, 2018

 

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Supporting you over the holiday season

Thursday 20 December 2018

We understand cancer doesn’t stop over the holidays and neither do we. This time of year may bring about a range of mixed emotions. If you would like to talk, contact us to discuss ways to manage the festive season.

Celebrations and special occasions

Thursday 20 December 2018

Would you like practical tips to help you manage the holiday season festivities? Our Special Occasions and Celebrations fact sheet provides suggestions to help people affected by cancer manage expectations and to look after themselves.

Connecting with others

Thursday 20 December 2018

The busyness of the holiday period increases the daily load, and it can be overwhelming if you are also caring for someone with cancer. We can help connect you with someone who has been in a similar situation and knows how it feels.

Protect your skin this summer

Thursday 20 December 2018

As we prepare for the holiday break, and enjoy time outdoors, SunSmart is launching its summer campaign to remind us that everywhere we go this summer, UV will damage unprotected skin. Watch the campaign and read our tips and tricks to protect your skin.

Season's Greetings

Thursday 20 December 2018

Our team at Cancer Council are here to ensure all people affected by cancer have access to the information and support they need. No matter where you live across Victoria, our understanding nurses are available to provide information you can trust. Call 13 11 20 or email askanurse@cancervic.org.au Monday to Friday 9am-5pm any time of the year (excluding public holidays).

The value of carers

Thursday 18 October 2018

Looking after someone with cancer is often something you just do. It’s part of your relationship so the word ‘carer’ may seem unfamiliar. This week we celebrate National Carers Week to say thank you and acknowledge the impact this role may have on your life.

Styling headwear with confidence

Thursday 18 October 2018

If you are experiencing cancer-related hair loss, our new range of videos can help you choose and style your headwear with confidence. Watch tips from experts Dr. Susan Carland and Dianne Haynes on wearing and styling a headscarf or wig.

Frequently asked questions about cancer pain

Thursday 18 October 2018

With release of the latest edition of Overcoming Cancer Pain, Dr Tim Hucker answers some frequently asked questions about cancer pain. Dr Hucker knows all about this topic as one of Victoria's leading pain specialists and lead reviewer of our booklet.

What to Expect - a guide to your cancer care

Thursday 18 October 2018

It’s normal to feel uncertain about what happens after a cancer diagnosis. To help, we’ve developed the What to Expect guides for 19 different cancer types. Each guide covers all expected stages of cancer care from diagnosis to treatment and living with cancer.

Welcome to our new cancer nurses

Thursday 18 October 2018

Our nurses are here to answer any questions you have about cancer. When you call 13 11 20, there is always an understanding person ready to help you with information and support. Hear from our newest team members Kara, Nikki and Kate.

Dates for diary

Thursday 18 October 2018

Find out about upcoming cancer education programs held around Victoria. Read on if interested in joining the 20th anniversary of Murrumbeena Relay For Life or participating in a community panel to help better understand the public view on end-of-life and palliative care.

Connecting with others: exercise and education in regional Victoria

Thursday 9 August 2018

Exercise has many general benefits for our physical and mental wellbeing, but it can be challenging to try and keep active after completing cancer treatment. Residents in the Grampians and Hume regions had an opportunity to participate in a survivorship program combining exercise, education and wellness; the results so far have been positive.

Conversation about changes in thinking and memory

Thursday 9 August 2018

Understanding Changes in Thinking and Memory is a new factsheet created for people affected by cancer. Hear from Naveena about her experience, including practical tips for friends and family. Naveena shares what helped her to work around changes in her life and to feel more in control.

Clinical Trials: what to know and who to ask

Thursday 9 August 2018

Join our free webinar on Tuesday 28 August at 6pm to get a better understanding of why clinical trials are important and what it means to get involved. We will explore common myths around participation and discuss the important role of trials in cancer care. If you are not available on the night, still register to receive a link to the webinar after the event.

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