Specific Cancer Issues

Information on a variety of cancer issues can be found in this section. eg Asbestos & Mesothelioma, HPV, ChemoBrain, Brain cancer issues eg anger management-personality change, Sexuality and cancer, Work and cancer, Depression & anxiety, Lymphdema, living with a colostomy, Chemotherapy induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Physical activity, Music as medicine, Nutrition, Rare Cancers, Living with Advanced Cancer.....fertility and cancer, ... Travel Insurance after a cancer diagnosis

 AsbestosAsbestos and MesotheliomaMesothelioma;MesotheliomaMesothelioma,

Asbestos Victims Association (SA)Asbestos Victims Association (SA)

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), cervical and other cancers, and the HPV vaccination debate.

Chemo BrainChemo BrainUnderstanding and recoveryUnderstanding and recoveryChemoBrainChemoBrain

Brain Tumour: managing changes to thinking and behaviour after diagnosis of a brain tumour.  Resources for brain tumour patients, family and carers eg. anger management, memory lossResources for brain tumour patients, family and carers eg. anger management, memory loss.

Bowel function after bowel surgery - practical adviceBowel function after bowel surgery - practical advice

Fertility and cancer

 Fertility: effects of cancer treatment and preserving fertility, information for men, women, adolescents and young adults, 

SexualitySexualityEffects of cancer and treatment on sexualityEffects of cancer and treatment on sexualitySexuality and cancerSexuality and cancerAustralian Menopause WebsiteAustralian Menopause Website
 - information including vaginal atrophy after breast cancervaginal atrophy after breast cancer and early menopause due to chemotherapyearly menopause due to chemotherapy.  

 A young woman Coping with Permanent Hair LossCoping with Permanent Hair Loss

Colostomy: Living with a colostomyLiving with a colostomy

Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathyperipheral neuropathy; Putting Evidence into Practice (PEP) guide on Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral NeuropathChemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy; Numb fingers after chemotherapy.  Some chemotherapy drugs can damage the nerves, most commonly in your hands and feet; Nerve changes and cancer drugsGenetic markers associated with peripheral neuropathyGenetic markers associated with peripheral neuropathy, a common side-effect of taxane-based chemotherapy; Cymbalta & post-chemo painCymbalta & post-chemo pain .

 Lymphoedema

Find a Lymphoedema Practitioner at the Australian National Register www.nlpr.asn..auwww.nlpr.asn..au 

 

 Dry mouth - salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia induced by cancer therapies: evidence based review of management strategies and economic impact.evidence based review of management strategies and economic impact.

 

Eating Well

Eating Well: A practical guide for people living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders. Leukaemia Foundationof Australia (Note: this booklet has some practical and useful tips for all types of cancer)

Eating Hints: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment (US National Cancer Institute, Dowload PDFPDF)

Good Nutrition During ChemotherapyGood Nutrition During Radiation TherapyGood Nutrition During Radiation Therapy (Caring4Cancer Nutriton Video SeriesNutriton Video Series, US)

Effect of cancer treatment on nutritionEffect of cancer treatment on nutrition (US National Cancer Institute)

 

Exercise and Cancer

Exercise and cancerExercise can help reduce cancer-related fatigueExercise can help reduce cancer-related fatigue; Exercise after cancerExercise after cancer treatment; Exercise - benefits for cancerExercise - benefits for cancerPhysical activity for cancer survivorsPhysical activity for cancer survivors; Exercise & colon cancer preventionExercise & colon cancer prevention

 Physical activity during palliative chemotherapyPhysical activity during palliative chemotherapy;impact on Quality of Lifeimpact on Quality of Life

People living with Advanced CancerLiving to the End: Merging Holistic and Evidence-Based Strategies to Meet the Needs of People Living With Advanced Cancer;Living to the End: Merging Holistic and Evidence-Based Strategies to Meet the Needs of People Living With Advanced Cancer;

Telephone support groupsTelephone support groups for men with advanced prostate cancer.

 

Cancer and Depression and/or anxietyCancer and Depression and/or anxiety

Maintaining Your Well-Being - Information on depression and anxiety for men with prostate cancer and their partnersMaintaining Your Well-Being - Information on depression and anxiety for men with prostate cancer and their partners

After treatmentLife After Cancer Treatment: The "New Normal"Life After Cancer Treatment: The

 

Music as MedicineMusic as MedicineMusic TherapyMusic TherapyMusic not just for the SoulMusic not just for the Soul

 

Rare cancersRare Cancer AllianceRare Cancer Alliance - information for patients. Rare Tumors JournalRare Tumors Journal - technical details. CART-WHEEL Centre for Analysis of Rare Tumours is inviting people from all over the world to submit information about their particular tumor so that researchers can develop new insights into these understudied rare tumors.

Families and the impact that parental cancer and their death has on childrenchildren.

 

 Travel Insurance after a cancer diagnosis

 

Return to Work after a cancer diagnosis:

Cancer, Work and YouCancer, Work and You - a series of very informative webinars held in 2014 by Cancer Council NSW.  1hr each with 10-15min presentations on a range of aspects. 

Returning to work after cancerReturning to work after cancer  BeyondBreastCancer blog, relevant to any type of cancer.

Cancer and CareersCancer and Careers - working thru it; information for employees & employers (US)

Cancer and workCancer and work - information for people with cancer, their employers, colleagues and carers. (Cancer Council SA, Jun 2012) 

Working during cancer treatmentWorking during cancer treatment (American Cancer Society)

Working Through CancerWorking Through Cancer (Macmillan UK toolkit of resources for employees & employers)

Working during treatmentWorking during treatment (US, Caring4Cancer)

Report on 'The role of depression following return to work''The role of depression following return to work' examining the role of depression in returning to work after a period of sickness absence across 4 types of chronic illnesses: depression and anxiety, back pain, heart disease and cancer;

Cancer in the Workplace Project: Report on Consultations with Managers and EmployeesCancer in the Workplace Project: Report on Consultations with Managers and Employees (2006, Report 060123, The Cancer Council WA )

Working It Out: Your Employment Rights as a Cancer SurvivorWorking It Out: Your Employment Rights as a Cancer Survivor (US National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship - ResourcesResources)

 

Effectiveness of a Hospital-Based Work Support Intervention for Female Cancer Patients – A Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled TrialEffectiveness of a Hospital-Based Work Support Intervention for Female Cancer Patients – A Multi-Centre Randomised Controlled Trial   

Tamminga et al May 22, 2013

 

 

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068