Topic "Women's Health" in Italian - total 38 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: 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: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this translated information sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.
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 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: Breast cysts
Summary: Your doctor has found that you have a cyst in your breast. This information will explain what a breast cyst is, how it is diagnosed and treated.
Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This translated information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.
Title: Breast soreness
Summary: A translated fact sheet about breast soreness that affects most women at some time in their lives. The fact sheet includes information on hormonal breat soreness, diagnosing breast soreness, managing breat soreness and feelings.
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: Compression stocking
Summary: Translated information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.
Title: Day surgery at the Women's
Summary: In this translated fact sheet we aim to answer your general questions about day surgery at the Women's.
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: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.
Title: Food safety during pregnancy
Summary: This brochure advices pregnant women which food groups should be included in their diet, which vitamins, nutrients and minerals the body needs and what foods and substances should be avoided because they can cause salmonella, listeria or bear other risks for a pregnant woman.
Title: Healthy women active women - play and move (video in Italian with English subtitles)
Summary: This video tells the story of a woman with children who is focused on active play with them for her physical and mental wellbeing.
Title: Healthy women active women - taking care of you (video in Italian with English subtitles)
Summary: This video tells the story of a woman with children who is focused on building her self-esteem and mental health after experiencing domestic violence.
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: 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.
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines what menopause is, explains the basic physiology and symptoms of menopause, gives helpful lifestyle tips and covers when to see a doctor.
Title: Normal bowel function - Preventing constipation
Summary: The pelvic floor is made up of a network of muscles and nerves which control both bladder and bowel function. Good bowel habits help to protect these muscles and mimimise the risk of both bladder and bowel incontinence.
Title: One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves
Summary: Women who have ever had a baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.
Title: Ovarian cancer fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explains the symptons of ovarian cancer
Title: Pelvic floor exercises - Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments which support the bladder, uterus (womb) and bowel. It is important that all women exercise their pelvic floor muscles everyday throughout life, to prevent weakness or improve strength.
Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.
Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
Title: Put your health first
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening and how to book an appointment.
Title: Surgery for bladder control problems in women
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.
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: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.
Title: Urodynamics bladder test
Summary: This factsheet is for women who are patients of the Royal Women's Hospital and are having an urodynamics bladder test to investigate their bladder problems.
Title: What to expect - Endometrial cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Endometrial cancer.
Title: What to expect - Ovarian cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Ovarian cancer.
Title: Women and heart disease
Summary: Heart disease isn’t just a men’s health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is the top killer of women (and men).The best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and to help prevent it getting worse if it already exists, is to improve or remove the risk factors over which you have some control. This brochure lists the main risk factors and shows the best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease.
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