Managing daily life

You're allowed to take a break

Getting away from daily challenges and spending quality time with loved ones is a great way to relax and recharge. If you're affected by cancer and the financial strain that often comes with it, it can be difficult to afford a holiday at a time when it's needed the most. We can help.

Take a break

Common side effects

Cancer and its treatment can result in a range of side effects. Find out more about common side effects and ways to manage them. Read more

Emotions

Friday 1 January 2016
Understand the common reactions people have when they are diagnosed with cancer and suggestions for adjusting to the diagnosis. Read more

Exercise

Friday 1 April 2016
Learn about the importance of exercise and its benefits during and after cancer treatment. Includes tips and example exercise techniques. Read more

Grief

Saturday 1 April 2017
Understand the grief experienced when losing someone close to you and find out ways to live with the loss. Read more

Learning to relax

Tuesday 1 March 2016
Tips for ways to cope with the emotional impact of cancer. Read more

Life after treatment

Wednesday 1 April 2015
Information to assist you with the emotional, physical, practical, spiritual and social challenges you may face now that treatment has finished. Read more

Nutrition

Sunday 1 May 2016
Understand more about nutrition and eating well during and after cancer treatment. Read more

Sexuality and intimacy

Sunday 1 May 2016
Information and tips for people with cancer and their partners to help understand and deal with the ways cancer and its treatment may affect your sexuality. Read more

Intimacy counselling

Find out more about our free, confidential counselling with medical specialists trained in intimacy, body image, sexual confidence and relationships. Available to all those facing cancer and their partners, including members of the LGBTQI community. Read more

Wig service

Our wig service is free, private and personalised. We offer an extensive range of synthetic wigs along with headscarves, beanies and cotton caps. Read more

Phone

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Call 13 11 20 13 11 20 to speak with an experienced cancer nurse or email a nurse here . To speak with a nurse through an interpreter, call 13 14 50 13 14 50.

Contact a cancer nurse