Topic "Cancer" in Spanish - total 59 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: Cervical Screening During Pregnancy (video)
Summary: Video discussing cervical screening during pregnancy.
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: 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: 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: 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: Gynaecological cancers fact sheet
Summary: An overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.
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: 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: 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 - 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 - 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 - Results notification letter - Negative
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 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 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 (Lifesaver brochure)
Summary: This brochure provides some simple facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. You can order printed copies in English and other languages.
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: 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: 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: 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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