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Topic "Women's Health" in Plain English - total 10 documents

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: Cervical screening: a guide for Vietnamese and South Asian women (video with English subtitles)
Summary: The Pap test has changed - it is now called a Cervical Screening Test and it is done every 5 years for women between the ages of 25 and 74. Regular cervical screening could save your life. Cervical screening looks for HPV infection that may overtime develop into cervical cancer if not treated.

Title: Endometriosis
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines endometriosis and briefly discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Title: Female genital cutting - Multicultural parent easy guide
Summary: Female Genital Cutting (FGC) is against the law in all States and Territories of Australia. It is also against the law to take a girl to another country to be cut. FGC harms the health and wellbeing of girls and women.

Title: Menopause
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: Polycystic ovary syndrome
Summary: This fact sheet includes a simple definition of PCOS, details the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, management options, and the implications for fertility.

Title: Staying well as you age
Summary: Staying mentally well for women 65+ is important for their overall health. This fact sheet provides tips on how women can stay mentally well as they get older, as well as where to get help and support..

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.

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