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Managing emotional changes during cervical cancer

How cervical cancer affects your daily life will depend very much on what stage your disease is at, and what treatment you're having. Find out how to manage with cervical cancer.

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Help at home and working with breast cancer

There are a number of sources of practical support and help at home available for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Learn how to get help at home when diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Ovarian cancer and financial support

There are a number of practical things to think about like the cost of treatment and support, travel and accommodation costs, or childcare.Learn more about cost and some support schemes when diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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Breast cancer and financial support

If you have breast cancer, learn here about financial support for costs such as treatment, travel and accommodation, and childcare.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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Northern Territory rural and remote health services

NT health services support some very remote areas, so they are not always readily available. It's important to prepare for when you need help.

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Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.

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Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes is a new program designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions.

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Help at home and working with ovarian cancer

There are a number of sources of practical support and help at home available for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Learn how to get help at home when diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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Living with bowel cancer

Here are some questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor or treatment team when discussing practical support during treatment for bowel cancer. Find out how to manage with bowel cancer.

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