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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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Heart failure treatment

There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent heart failure and medicine available from your doctor. Find out what treatments are available.

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Reporting a problem with a medicine

You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.

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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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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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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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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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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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