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Breast cancer – a personal story

Watch this video interview with Tess, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and helpful.

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Cancer immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the immune system so it can fight the cancer. Learn how it works and which cancer types immunotherapy can treat.

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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is medicine treatment that aims to stop or slow down the growth of cancer cells. Find out how it works and the different types available.

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Living with lung cancer

Living with a lung cancer may effect everyone differently. Find out more common issues and how to overcome.

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Lymphoma treatment

Although the causes of lymphoma are unknown, there are treatments available. Read to find out more.

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Medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how it might be used to help relieve the symptoms of certain medical conditions.

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Medicines and breastfeeding

While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.

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Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments

Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments. Find out more by reading our partner pages.

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Cervical cancer treatment

The type of treatment you receive will depend upon the type of abnormality. Find out about the treatments for cervical cancer.

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Skin cancer prevention

For best protection against skin cancer, we recommend a combination of sun protection measures. Find out how skin cancer can be prevented.

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