Topic "Cancer" in Italian - total 93 documentsTitle: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you. It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.
Title: A User's Guide. What every man needs to know
Summary: What every man needs to know about how his reproductive system works.Includes information about prostate health, male infertility, testosterone deficiency, testicular cancer and erection problems.
Title: About breast cancer
Summary: Translated Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers what cancer is, what causes breast cancer and the different types of breast cancer.
Title: About breast cancer (audio file)
Summary: This translated audio file describes what breast cancer is, the anatomy of breasts and what the available treatments are.
Title: After a diagnosis of breast cancer
Summary: This fact sheet explains how breast cancer is treated.
Title: After a diagnosis of cervical cancer (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing after a diagnosis of cervical cancer.
Title: After a diagnosis of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing
Title: After diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains treatment for ovarian cancer.
Title: Alcohol and cancer prevention
Summary: There is convincing evidence that drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the bowel, breast, mouth, throat, voice box, oesophagus (food pipe) and liver. Even drinking small amounts of alcohol increases your cancer risk. The more you drink, the greater the risk. If you choose to drink, limit your intake.
Title: Be sunsmart
Summary: The major cause of skin cancer is too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. This information sheet outlines how you can protect yourself against sun damage.
Title: Breast cancer - finding it early could save your life
Summary: This translated resource outlines what every woman can do to find breast cancer early. It emphasises that finding breast cancer early gives the best chance of effective treatment and could save your life.
Title: Breast cancer - message of hope and support (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides messages from survivors of breast cancer to help others feel better about their future
Title: Breast cancer - messages of hope and support
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provides messages of hope from women who have been through breast cancer and survived. This booklet also aims to normalises feelings of fear and outlines that most women survive breast cancer in Australia.
Title: Breast cancer - support that may help
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet provides information about where and how to access practical support such as accessing a wig library, finding peer support and traveling for treatment.
Title: Breast cancer - support that may help (audio file)
Summary: This audio contains information about money, breast prosthetics, wigs, hair care and make up, travel for treatment and support,
Title: Breast cancer treatment (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides information on why to treat breast cancer, what available breast cancer treatments do, side effects, making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.
Title: Breast cancer treatments
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers information about the different types of treatment for breast cancer and potential side effects.
Title: Breast changes - what's normal
Summary: Breasts changes occur over a woman's life. This translated information sheet will explain what normal changes are and why they have occurred.
Title: Breastscreening - is breastscreening for you?
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening, its purpose and safety.
Title: Can you name a symptom of ovarian cancer?
Summary: Flyer providing information about the symptoms of ovarian cancer.
Title: Cancer - how are you travelling?
Summary: This resource provides information about the emotional and social impact of cancer. It has been written for people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends.
Title: Cancer and Coronavirus
Summary: This fact sheet answers questions in relation to COVID-19. It has been created for people undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors and their family and friends. It answers some of your questions and lists contacts where you can get support and find further information.
Title: Cancer won't wait (video)
Summary: Video to encourage cancer screening. Getting free screening for cancer can also help protect your health through early detection, even if you don’t have any symptoms of the disease.
Title: Caring for someone with cancer
Summary: This booklet is for people who are looking after someone with cancer. This booklet aims to support you so that you can manage your emotional and physical needs and those of the person you are caring for.
Title: Chemotherapy safety at home
Summary: If you have chemotherapy at home, you should use the precautions described in the patient information sheet.
Title: Common questions about chemotherapy
Summary: This patient information sheet lists some common questions you might have about chemotherapy and provides some useful tips.
Title: Complementary therapies and cancer
Summary: You may hear about, or become interested in, complementary therapies. There are many therapies available. This fact sheet has information to help you make informed and safe choices.
Title: Coping with a cancer diagnosis
Summary: Everyone reacts to a diagnosis of cancer differently. It is often difficult to take in the diagnosis immediately. It is natural to ask “why me?” or to feel sad, angry, helpless and worried.
Title: Coping with cancer fatigue
Summary: Fatigue is a feeling of severe tiredness. Many people who have cancer and cancer treatment have fatigue. This fact sheet answers common questions about cancer-related fatigue.
Title: Cut your cancer risk
Summary: Provides a summary of the 7 key cancer prevention messages including: get checked, limit alcohol, eat a healthy diet, be active, be a healthy weight, be active, be SunSmart and quit smoking.
Title: Diarrhoea during cancer treatment
Summary: Some cancer treatments can cause diarrhoea. This patient information sheet explains why it happens, why it is a problem, what medicines you can take and answers some common questions.
Title: Do you have a breast change?
Summary: A translated guide for women on breast changes and their causes, including both breast cancer and other non-cancerous changes. Also includes information on tests to find the cause of breast changes.
Title: Do you have a breast change? - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: This translated resource has been developed to provide information about causes of breast changes and tests that may be needed to investigate them.
Title: Early detection of breast cancer
Summary: This resource explains how to detect for breast cancer early.
Title: Early detection of ovarian cancer
Summary: This fact sheet explains how to detect ovarian cancer.
Title: Early detection of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains how to find out if you have prostate cancer.
Title: Eat for health
Summary: About one-third of cancers are linked to lifestyle factors, such as a poor diet, smoking and lack of exercise. You can lower your risk of developing cancer by enjoying a nutritious diet every day.
Title: Find out about bowel cancer
Summary: An easy to follow brochure which lists ways to reduce bowel cancer risk, screening recommendations as well as symptoms of bowel cancer.
Title: Finding bowel cancer early can save your life
Summary: Step-by-step brochure to completing a bowel cancer screening kit.
Title: Finding the words - starting a conversation when your cancer has progressed
Summary: This resource has been developed to help women with secondary breast or ovarian cancer talk about how palliative care might help them to live as well as possible when cancer has spread.
Title: For people with cancer, their families and friends - the following support services may assist you
Summary: The document lists support services which assist people with cancer, their family and friends: Written Material, Free information sessions, Cancer Connect , Cancer Council Helpline, Cancer information in your language, Cancer Support Groups
Title: Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 vaccines for people affected by cancer
Summary: Cancer Australia has compiled answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines for people affected by cancer based on information and evidence currently available in Australia and internationally. These include answers to questions about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines for people affected by cancer, delivery of the vaccines, and more.
Title: Getting the best advice and care - a guide for those affected by lung cancer
Summary: This guide explains what you can expect when care is delivered according to the principles and contains advice on actions you can take to help you receive best practice lung cancer care.
Title: Gynaecological cancers fact sheet
Summary: An overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.
Title: Hepatitis B and liver cancer
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the hepatitis B virus and its link with liver cancer.
Title: Home test kit instructions - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: There are 4 easy steps to completing a home test kit for bowel cancer. Find out what the kit contains and how to do the test.
Title: In my language: my breast cancer story
Summary: In my language: my breast cancer story shares the breast cancer experiences of women in their own languages, with subtitles in English. The women are from Italian, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Arabic and Vietnamese speaking backgrounds. Read a bit more about their experience and watch the videos, in your language, by selecting from the menu below.
Title: Infection during cancer treatment
Summary: Infections during chemotherapy can be serious so it is important to know the correct safety precautions to protect yourself. This patient information sheet explains how you can reduce the risk of infection and when you should contact your doctor or nurse.
Title: Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer
Summary: A translated brochure about how understanding your family history of breast or ovarian cancer can provide an indication of your chance of developing either disease. It includes information on why breast or ovarian cancer occurs, a woman's chance of developing it, what's meant by family history and early detection.
Title: Information for women with early breast cancer - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: A comprehensive guide for women with early breast cancer, including treatment, effects of treatment on fertiity, impact on sexuality, coping and getting support, and returning to work.
Title: Living well after cancer
Summary: Many people with cancer are successfully treated or cured. It’s common for people to live a long time after treatment. People who have finished treatment may be called ‘cancer survivors’.
Title: Men and cancer prevention
Summary: This fact sheet talks about a cancer prevention plan for men.
Title: Mouth problems during cancer treatment
Summary: This patient information sheet explains mucositis and xerostomia, the two most common mouth problems during cancer treatment
Title: Move your body
Summary: About one-third of cancers are linked to lifestyle factors, such as a poor diet, smoking and lack of exercise. You can lower your risk of developing cancer by being physically active every day
Title: Multilingual cancer glossary
Summary: The bilingual glossary has been designed as a resource for professional translators, interpreters and bilingual health professionals working in the cancer field. The glossary is a unique central tool that provides language professionals with access to accurate, consistent and culturally and linguistically appropriate terminology. Note - the English document is bilingual.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - colonoscopy (brochure)
Summary: This brochure explains what a colonoscopy is and how it is done. It outlines how to prepare and what happens after the test.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - information booklet
Summary: This booklet provides information about the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. It tells you about bowel cancer, the screening process and what happens after you get your results.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - invitation letter
Summary: People aged 50 to 74 will receive this letter in the mail, along with a bowel cancer screening test kit. This is part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Invitation letter for 73 to 74 year olds
Summary: People aged 73 to 74 will receive this letter in the mail, along with their final bowel cancer screening test kit. This is part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Lifesaver (brochure)
Summary: This brochure provides some simple facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Lifesaver (poster)
Summary: This A3-sized poster encourages people to take part in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Lifesaver fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet provides some simple facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Pre-invite letter
Summary: This letter tells people about the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and encourages them to participate.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Results notification letter - negative
Summary: This language set contains translations of a letter sent to people who have done the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program test to tell them their test was negative.
Title: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Results notification letter - positive
Summary: This is an example of the letter sent to people who have done the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program test to tell them their test was positive and what they need to do next.
Title: National Cervical Screening Program – Self-collection and the cervical screening test
Summary: This language set contains translations of a fact sheet that helps health professionals discuss whether self-collection may be an option for participants in the National Cervical Screening Program. It is usually provided during a consultation.
Title: Nausea and vomiting during cancer treatment
Summary: This patient information sheet explains when you are likely to get nausea and vomiting after chemo- or radiotherapy, how you can manage it and what to do if it doesn't stop.
Title: On the road to recovery
Summary: This information is for people who have finished treatment for cancer, such as surgery, radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy.
Title: On the road to recovery (audio)
Summary: On the road to recovery is a resource that has been developed with and for people who have completed cancer treatment and their carers, families and friends who speak a language other than English. Consultation was undertaken with the different language groups and the themes identified formed the basis of the final resources developed.
Title: On the Road to Recovery
Summary: On the Road to Recovery is a resource that has been developed with and for people who have completed cancer treatment and their carers, families and friends who speak a language other than English. Consultation was undertaken with the different language groups and the themes identified formed the basis of the final resources developed. In addition the Arabic, Italian and Vietnamese resources have been published as a bilingual resource with English. Most of the information in this booklet has been adapted with permission from Cancer Council’s English language booklets including ‘Living well after cancer’ as well as the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre DVD ‘Just take it day to day: a guide to surviving life after cancer’ and various Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre written resources. On the Road to Recovery is the result of a partnership between the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Cancer Councils. This project is a Cancer Australia Supporting People with Cancer Grant initiative, funded by the Australian Government.
Title: Oral cancer (ORHIS 4)
Summary: This leaflet lists the causes, early signs and preventative actions of oral cancer
Title: Ovarian cancer fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explains the symptons of ovarian cancer
Title: Patient emergency escalation response (PEER)
Summary: Is your condition or that of a loved one getting worse? If you are worried or need help, Peter Mac has a patient alert system in place for you to use. The Patient Emergency Escalation Response (PEER) system is a way you can call for help.
Title: Patient question list
Summary: We understand you may be confused and stressed when you come into Peter Mac. Asking questions helps to understand your health and make the right choices.
Title: Put your health first
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening and how to book an appointment.
Title: Questions to ask your doctor
Summary: Although your doctor and other health care professionals may give you advice, you should consider your care a partnership.
Title: Quit smoking
Summary: Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk. Tobacco contains more than 7000 chemicals, including over 70 chemicals known to cause cancer.
Title: Skin changes and care during radiation therapy
Summary: Radiotherapy can cause skin changes because it can damage healthy skin cells in the area that is treated. This patient information sheet explains what to expect, how long the skin changes will last and how to treat them.
Title: Stay in shape
Summary: We know that by maintaining a healthy body weight, being physically active every day and enjoying a healthy diet, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.
Title: Telehealth for cancer patients and carers (bilingual)
Summary: This fact sheet explains what telehealth is and how telehealth appointments can help you during cancer treatment. You can still use an interpreter for telehealth.
Title: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.
Title: Understanding brain tumour (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the types of brain tumours and their treatment options.
Title: Understanding cancer surgery (bilingual version)
Summary: Surgery is one of the main treatments for cancer. More than half of all people diagnosed with cancer have an operation.
Title: Understanding chemotherapy
Summary: This patient information sheet explains what chemotherapy is and who decides if chemotherapy is needed. It also includes a useful list of things to ask your doctor as well as your right to ask for an interpreter and a small glossary of useful words.
Title: Understanding radiation therapy
Summary: Being prepared and knowing more about radiation therapy can help lessen some of the stress surrounding your treatment. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of radiation therapy.
Title: Understanding the faecal occult blood test
Summary: This factsheet explains what is the faecal occult blood test and what happens during the test.
Title: Using the bowel screening home test kit (video)
Summary: Bowel screening can save your life. Find out how to do the test when you receive your screening kit in the mail.
Title: What's your cough telling you?
Summary: The resource provides information on the symptoms of lung cancer and the importance of early assessment by a GP or healthcare worker.
Title: What is cancer screening? (Fact sheet)
Summary: Cancer screening involves simple tests that look for early signs of cancer, or the conditions that cause cancer. Screening tests can find cancer before you can see or feel any changes to your body. When you find cancer early, it is easier to treat successfully. This fact sheet summerises the three different screening processes for breast- bowel and cervical cancer.
Title: What is cancer?
Summary: Explains what cancer is, how it beings and how it spreads.
Title: What you need to know about prostate cancer
Summary: This webpage describes what is the prostate, prostate cancer, risk factors, and diagnosis
Title: You bowel cancer home screening test (poster)
Summary: Campaign poster with information about the home test kit. Aged 50-74? A simple bowel test could save your life. The home test kit sent in the mail is free, easy todo and can detect early signs of bowel cancer.
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