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30 Sep 2021... This audio resource is part of Cancer Council's "Guides to Best Cancer Care" series. Click on the drop down menu under "Further support" to listen to information in your preferred language. Being told you have bowel cancer or could have bowel cancer can be overwhelming. This resource audio resource can help to guide you and your family and friends through this experience. It has information on initial tests and referral, diagnosis and staging, treatment, recovery, and living with advanced cancer.
01 Jun 2016... This translated resource is to encourage a healthy diet with a high fibre intake, which can help in protecting people against diverticular disease, haemorrhoids, constipation and chronic disease such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. It provides information on what fibre is, what foods contain fibre and how much to eat.
01 Apr 2021... Thiopurines are a medicine used to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They work by reducing the activity of your immune system to help control inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are two thiopurines available in Australia. Active ingredient azathioprine: Azapin, Imazan, Imuran, Thioprine 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP), Puri-nethol. Use this action plan when you are starting thiopurines. It can help you understand the benefits and risks and the need for monitoring and checks.
01 Mar 2018... Screening Saves Lives is a video for people from South Asian backgrounds living in Australia. This video shows the importance of cervical and breast screening for women and bowel screening for all people over the age of 50. It features community workers and GPs from the Bangladeshi and Nepalese community.
01 Jan 2019... A colonoscopy is a procedure used to inspect the large bowel (colon) and is usually done in a day facility or hospital. During a colonoscopy a thin flexible tube called a colonoscope is carefully fed into the large intestine. A small camera on the colonoscope transmits an image to a monitor, allowing close examination of the bowel and intestinal lining.
27 Oct 2023... The latest research from Cancer Council Victoria has discovered that members of the Hindi, Punjabi, and Vietnamese-speaking communities often do not participate in bowel cancer screening tests. This may be due to several reasons: They may not be aware of their risk of bowel cancer. They may not think they need to take the test if they don't have any symptoms. They may believe that their diet shields them from bowel cancer. To boost bowel screening participation rates, new promotional materials have been created. These materials prominently feature General Practitioners (GPs) who are representative of these communities.
30 Sep 2021... This resource is part of Cancer Council's "Guides to Best Cancer Care" series. Being told you have bowel cancer or could have bowel cancer can be overwhelming. This resource can help to guide you and your family and friends through this experience. It has information on initial tests and referral, diagnosis and staging, treatment, recovery, and living with advanced cancer.
01 Apr 2021... Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation and ulcers (small sores) to form in the lining of the large bowel. Medicines called aminosalicylates (5-ASAs) can help reduce inflammation and control symptoms. You can use these medicines in several ways (oral, rectal or a combination of both). This guide can help you decide which type of 5-ASA to use and what questions to ask your healthcare team.
01 Jun 2016... This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products are available, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.
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