Cancer Information and Support News

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

 

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Have your say.

Wednesday 24 July 2019

What can the government do to better support Victorians impacted by cancer? We're in the final stage of public consultations for the Victorian Cancer Plan 2020-24. If you’ve had cancer or been a carer, please fill out our short survey by Sunday 28 July.

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A different kind of tired. Living with cancer fatigue

Wednesday 24 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 approach to managing it may resonate with you.

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Podcasts to listen to

Wednesday 24 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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Cancer patients slugged out-of-pocket costs for dental care

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Australians diagnosed with cancer are being hit by thousands of dollars in hidden out-of-pocket costs for dental care during and after treatment. Cancer Council Victoria is highlighting this issue on World Head and Neck Cancer Day.

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It was good to get away

Wednesday 24 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

Wednesday 24 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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The Daffodil gives us hope. Research is saving lives.

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Thousands of Australians will join together for the Daffodil Day Appeal this August, to riase funds for life-saving cancer research. Lives like Missy's, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was nine. Please donate or volunteer this Daffodil Day Appeal. 

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April 2019

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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