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Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses radiation to kill or damage cancer cells to prevent their growth. It can be used by itself or with other treatments. Learn more here.

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Cancer treatments

Types of cancer treatment include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and ablation. Your treatment plan will depend on factors such as cancer type and stage.

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Throat cancer

Throat cancer can be treated if diagnosed early so you should see a doctor if you’re concerned. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.

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Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer, which develops in the lining of the womb, is diagnosed in about 3,000 women per year. Learn how to spot the signs of endometrial cancer.

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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy describes medicine that aims to stop or slow down the growth of cancer cells. Find out how 'chemo' treatment works and its side effects.

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a swelling in the body’s soft tissue due to fluid building up in the lymphatic system. Its causes include radiotherapy, injury or a faulty gene.

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Brain tumours

A brain tumour is a growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Some are malignant, when it’s known as brain cancer, and others are benign (non-cancerous).

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Gliomas in children

Glioma is a type of cancer that grows in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment, and where to get support.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the white blood cells. One of the more common childhood cancers, it can grow quickly but is often curable.

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