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Resources

We have sourced a range of resources for patients, families and carers.

These resources are designed to help inform you about your treatment and to support you and your family through the cancer journey.

Some of them are written by our health professionals and reviewed regularly. Many have been sourced from external organisations with expertise in cancer care.

Remember, these resources should only be used in conjunction with advice from the qualified health professional who is looking after you.

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Category Topic Source Resource title Type
Treatment Radiation Cancer Council What is radiotherapy? Website
Treatment Chemotherapy Cancer Council Understanding chemotherapy - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 856KB) Booklet
Treatment Surgery Cancer Council Understanding surgery - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 830KB) Booklet
Treatment Surgery Queensland Health Scar management (PDF, 72KB) Booklet
Treatment Complementary therapies Cancer Council Understanding Complementary Therapies - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 836KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Diagnosis Cancer Council Coping with a cancer diagnosis Website
Coping with cancer Work Cancer Council Cancer, work and you - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 492KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Emotions Cancer Council Emotions and Cancer – A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 276KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Emotions Cancer Council Victoria Understanding grief - A guide for people with cancer and cancer survivors, their families and friends (PDF, 413KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Emotions Cancer Council Victoria Learning to relax - Information for people affected by cancer (PDF, 77KB) Factsheet
Coping with cancer Pain management Cancer Council Overcoming cancer pain (PDF, 314KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Side effects Cancer Council Hair loss (PDF, 79KB) Factsheet
Coping with cancer Side effects Cancer Council Mouth health and cancer treatment Information for people affected by cancer (PDF, 101KB) Factsheet
Coping with cancer Nutrition National Health and Medical Research Council Healthy eating for Adults (PDF, 2.41MB) Brochure
Coping with cancer Nutrition Cancer Council Nutrition and cancer – A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 463KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Exercise Cancer Council Exercise for people living with cancer – A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 1.41MB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Relationships Cancer Council Fertility and cancer - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 437KB) Booklet
Coping with cancer Relationships Cancer Council Sexuality, intimacy and cancer - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 414KB) Booklet
Coping with cancerSide effectsAustralian GovernmentLymphoedema - what you need to know (PDF, 919KB)Booklet
Family/carers Relationships Cancer Council Queensland Partners guide to coping with cancer (PDF, 426KB) Booklet
Family/carers Children Cancer Council Victoria Talking to kids about cancer – A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends (PDF, 589KB) Booklet
Family/carers Carers Cancer Council Caring for Someone with Cancer (PDF, 258KB) Booklet
Survivorship Work Flinders University Work after Cancer Website
Survivorship Recovery Cancer Council Victoria Living well after cancer (PDF, 352KB) Booklet
Survivorship Recovery Cancer Council On the road to recovery - Information for people who have finished cancer treatment (PDF, 329KB)
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Survivorship Children Canteen Canteen website Website
SurvivorshipRecoveryRBWHFacing the Future: information for head & neck cancer patients (PDF, 1.3MB)Booklet
End of life End of life Cancer Council Facing end of life (PDF, 1MB) Booklet
Last updated: 31 October 2017