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Breast cancer awareness postcard - Knowledge is never out of fashion

Knowing your breasts could save your life - a double sided postcard aimed at younger women, and information about how finding breast cancer early is the best chance of surviving the disease. Symptoms and what to look for are listed.

File name: 2016_bcam_bcpc_postcard.pdf
File size: 487.96 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2017
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/breast-cancer-awareness-postcard-knowledge-never-out-fashion/pdf/2016_bcam_bcpc_postcard.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=5206

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Ineffective therapies

There is no consistent evidence to indicate that the following therapies are effective in reducing menopausal symptoms:

Self care

Some women find it helpful to take ‘time out’. 

Some women find it helpful to take ‘time out’. 

Managing menopausal symptoms after breast cancer - a guide for women

A resource to help support women diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, who may experience menopausal symptoms. This booklet provides information about menopause and its symptoms, and describes some of the physical and emotional changes experienced by women with breast cancer.

File name: 2016_bcmc_booklet.pdf
File size: 734.76 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/managing-menopausal-symptoms-after-breast-cancer-guide-women/pdf/2016_bcmc_booklet_0.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4966

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Consumer Information Sheet 10: Sentinel node biopsy for DCIS

This information sheet has been developed to assist women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, and offers information around practice 10 from the Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer.

The Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer has been developed to improve cancer outcomes and inform effective and sustainable cancer care.

File name: 2016_stfs_information_sheet_10.pdf
File size: 831.81 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/consumer-information-sheet-10-sentinel-node-biopsy-dcis/pdf/2016_stfs_information_sheet_10.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4661

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Consumer Information Sheet 12: Intensive follow-up testing

This information sheet has been developed to assist women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, and offers information around practice 12 from the Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer.

The Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer has been developed to improve cancer outcomes and inform effective and sustainable cancer care.

File name: 2016_stfs_information_sheet_12.pdf
File size: 832.28 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/consumer-information-sheet-12-intensive-follow-testing/pdf/2016_stfs_information_sheet_12.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4646

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Consumer Information Sheet 11: Breast reconstruction after mastectomy

This information sheet has been developed to assist women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, and offers information around practice 11 from the Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer.

The Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer has been developed to improve cancer outcomes and inform effective and sustainable cancer care.

File name: 2016_stfs_information_sheet_11.pdf
File size: 831.84 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/consumer-information-sheet-11-breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy/pdf/2016_stfs_information_sheet_11.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4641

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