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Palliative care

Palliative care is holistic care that aims to improve the quality of life of people who are dying. Read about the range of services available.

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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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When someone dies at home

Many people prefer to die at home, in familiar surroundings. If you care for someone with a terminal condition, this article can help you prepare for the death.

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Community nursing

Trusted information about community nursing from leading Australian health organisations, including links to palliative care and costs of care.

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Leukaemia treatment

Treatment for leukaemia is usually provided by a team of health professionals from different backgrounds. Learn more about leukaemia treatment and side effects.

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Brain tumour treatment

A brain tumours treatment depends on the tumour itself, your health and other factors. Learn more about the treatment options available for brain tumours.

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Start talking about your illness

Talking with your loved ones about your illness isn't always easy. Start a conversation with someone close to you by following these tips.

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Coping with learning you have a terminal illness

This article provides advice on what to do if you need to talk to someone about your bad news, condition or how you are feeling.

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Caring for someone with cancer

This article will provide you with some information and advice on caring for someone with cancer.

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Pancreatic cancer treatments

Pancreatic cancer treatments will depend on factors such as when the cancer was diagnosed, how far and where it's spread as well as your age and health.

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