Common side effects

Breast prostheses & reconstruction

Thursday 1 June 2017
Information for women who have had, or are considering, a partial or complete removal of one or both breasts (mastectomy). The surgery may have been because of cancer or to prevent cancer.

Fatigue

Tuesday 1 March 2016
Information to explain fatigue including tips on how to manage it.

Fertility

Sunday 1 May 2016
Find out more about the impact of cancer and its treatment on the ability to conceive and maintain a pregnancy. Information given for children, women and men. Includes information on other paths to parenthood.

Hair loss

Hair loss may be a side effect of cancer treatment. Understand how treatment can cause hair loss, how to manage it and what to expect after treatment ends.

Lymphoedema

Thursday 1 June 2017
Find out more about the impact of cancer and its treatment on the ability to conceive and maintain a pregnancy. Information given for children, women and men. Includes information on other paths to parenthood.

Mouth health

Sunday 1 May 2016
Information on how cancer treatment can impact your mouth and teeth as well as tips on how to manage your oral health before and during cancer treatment.

Complementary therapies

Friday 1 May 2015
Complementary therapies are often used to help manage the impact of cancer, treatment and its side effects.

Overcoming Cancer Pain

Tuesday 1 September 2015
Information to help you understand pain related to cancer and its treatment and how to manage it.

Taste and smell changes

Sunday 12 July 2015
Understand how cancer treatments may impact on your experience of eating including tips on how to manage changes to your sense of taste and smell.

Phone

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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.

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