Topic "Cancer" in Spanish - total 57 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: 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 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: 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: 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: Consumer information booklet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: This 20 page booklet provides information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, including information on bowel cancer, screening, completing the home test kit, and information on the Register. It also contains the form that needs to be completed if people want to opt off or suspend from the Program.
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: Diagnosing cancer
Summary: This information sheet explains various tests for cancer.
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: Eating well during (cancer) treatment
Summary: People with cancer often have difficulty with eating. This fact sheet offers suggestions on how to maintain a healthy diet.
Title: Finding and preventing bowel cancer
Summary: Describes early detection of bowel cancer through screening and awareness of symptoms.
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: 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: Home test kit instructions - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: 4 easy steps that could help save your life
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: Learning to relax when you have cancer
Summary: This factsheet offers information and practical suggestions about dealing with tension and anxiety when you have cancer.
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: Medical/Radiation oncologist question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see a medical or radiation oncologist to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your oncologist each time you have an appointment.
Title: Men and cancer prevention
Summary: This fact sheet talks about a cancer prevention plan for men.
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: Participant first invitation (pre-invitation) letter
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.
Title: Participant invitation letter (with kit)
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.
Title: Put your health first
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening and how to book an appointment.
Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - complementary therapies
Summary: This checklist contain easy-to-refer-to questions for people with cancer and their families from non-english speaking backgrounds to ask their cancer treatment and care specialists. This checklist provides suggestions of questions regarding complementary therapies.
Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - haematologist question list
Summary: When you see a haematologist today you may have questions and concerns. This is a list of questions to help you to get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your haematologist each time you have 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: Results notification letter (positive) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was positive.
Title: Results notification Letter (negative) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was negative
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: Surgeon question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see your surgeon to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your surgeon each time you have an appointment
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: Being prepared and knowing more about chemotherapy can help lessen some of the stress surrounding your treatment. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of chemotherapy
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: 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: Your guide to breast health
Summary: An illustrated guide to breast cancer screening and how to check your breasts.
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