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If you are or have been affected by cancer, you may have questions about COVID-19.
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Cancer Council knows it's important for Australians to have access to up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and what it means for people affected by cancer. Please find below, translations of our Cancer and COVID-19 resources into the following l...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in COVID-19 Resources posted on Wednesday
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The podcast series, Cancer and COVID-19 has been produced by Cancer Council to explore what COVID-19 means for people affected by cancer. Who is this series for? This series is for anyone that has been affected by cancer and may have questions about ...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in COVID-19 Resources posted on Wednesday
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Katekat
The podcast series, The Thing About Advanced Cancer, is produced by Cancer Council and tackles the big questions about advanced cancer. This series is hosted by Australian broadcaster, Julie McCrossin. Who is this series for? This series for anyone t...
by Cancer Council Team Cancer Council Team in Information Resources posted on November
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While it's not certain that people who smoke are more likely to get COVID-19, we know that they are at a higher risk of getting respiratory infections in general. This means that it’s more likely than not that people who smoke have a higher risk of g...
by Community Manager Community Manager in General COVID-19 Information posted on October
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For those affected by cancer, the risk of contracting COVID-19 may be heightened due to compromised immunity, so more than ever, our community’s most vulnerable need support. There are many ways you can volunteer to help someone affected by cancer, s...
by Community Manager Community Manager in General COVID-19 Information posted on October
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If you need further assistance with advanced care planning, you can Visit Advance Care Planning Australia’s website. Call their National Phone Advisory Service on: 1300 208 582 Monday to Friday 9AM – 5PM (AEST). Speak with your health care team.
by Community Manager Community Manager in Advanced care posted on October
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Coronavirus restrictions may create difficulties in getting Advance Care Directives signed by the appropriate people and your doctor. Advance Care Directives can be completed with and signed by your doctor if you have email or fax available. Alternat...
by Community Manager Community Manager in Advanced care posted on October
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To get started with advanced care planning, we recommend that you: Start a conversation with your loved ones – be clear about what medical treatment and outcomes you would want or not want. Identify who should make your medical decisions if you becom...
by Community Manager Community Manager in Advanced care posted on October
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Advance Care Planning is a process of planning for future health care needs. This considers a person’s values, beliefs and preferences to inform medical treatment decision-making at a future time when the person cannot make or communicate their own w...
by Community Manager Community Manager in Advanced care posted on October
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Stem cell transplants are an important treatment option for people with blood cancer. However, having a weakened immune system may also increase your risk of COVID-19. Your doctor will discuss both the benefits of the stem cell transplant but also yo...
by Community Manager Community Manager in Impact on access to treatment & medicines posted on October
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