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Clinical trials

Clinical trials are research studies where people volunteer to test new medicines and devices.

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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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Long-term illness and finances

After being diagnosed with a long-term illness, it's important to think about the cost of treatment and support, travel and accommodation costs and childcare. Learn more here.

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Cancer

Cancer is a condition where cells grow and multiply uncontrollably. Read about different types of cancers and their symptoms.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.

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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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Questions to ask your doctor

This guide will help you decide what questions to ask when you see your doctor. You’ll get more out of your healthcare if you're well informed.

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Medicinal cannabis

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

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Reporting a problem with a medicine

You should tell your doctor or health professional about any problems with your medicine. It’s also helpful to report the problem to the TGA.

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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a malignant tumour caused by exposure to asbestos, maybe decades ago. Australia has one of the world’s highest rates of mesothelioma.

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