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News: New childhood cancer research examines stage of cancer at diagnosis

…children with cancer.” The paper ‘Stage at diagnosis for childhood solid cancers in Australia: a population-based study’ was published in Cancer Epidemiology and the paper ‘Stage at diagnosis for children with blood cancers in Australia’ was published by the journal…

News: Brain Tumour Support Service Newsletter

…loss of balance, early morning vomiting and other symptoms, depending upon the exact location of the tumour. Symptoms often develop over a six to eight week period. Unfortunately, this serious diagnosis is often not considered at the beginning of each…

Initial diagnosis

The emotional impact of cancer Most people will experience strong emotions after a cancer diagnosis, not only when they first hear that it’s cancer, but also at various times during or after treatment. Cancer is a serious disease, the treatment…

News: Regional women risk lengthy delays in breast cancer diagnosis

Queensland women in regional and remote areas experience significantly longer delays in the diagnosis of breast cancer than women living in major cities, new research shows. For breast cancers detected both symptomatically and through mammograms, women living in geographically isolated…

News: New survival figures provide hope for kids with cancer

for children with cancer, the chance of surviving for a further five years increased from 82 per cent at diagnosis to 89 per cent one year after diagnosis, 95 per cent after three years, and 97 per cent after five…

News: New Cancer Council podcasts help cancer patients navigate through a diagnosis

…least one third of patients will experience significant psychological distress as a result of their diagnosis and treatment, and need relevant information and support to help them through. “The podcast series will be another source of trusted information for people…

News: Cancer Council launches first Atlas of Women’s Cancer in Queensland

…breast cancer but higher risk of death within five years of diagnosis. · Women in South East Queensland tend to have higher rates of breast cancer incidence, but lower risk of death within five years of diagnosis. · Women diagnosed…

News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

By Lee Cubis – PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Griffith University A diagnosis of brain tumour, whether benign or malignant, has the potential to stop you in your tracks. The brain is such an important organ as it is our…

News: Cancer Survivors Miss Out on Help With Mental Wellbeing

go ‘back to normal’ following a cancer diagnosis. “Queensland cancer survivors are in great need of specialised support for a range of emotional, physical and practical concerns following diagnosis. “With the help of all Queenslanders this Daffodil Day, we will…