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quality of life

A person’s comfort and satisfaction, based on how well their physical, emotional, spiritual, sexual, social and financial needs are met within the limitations of their illness….

News: New data: more than 8 out of 10 childhood cancer survivors struggle with health problems later in life

treatment, and to improve quality of life for survivors and their families,” Prof Dunn said. “Strategies to promote healthy eating after treatment and build resilience in young people are particularly important. “The impacts of childhood cancer can affect survivors and…

News: Patients win access to earlier super at end of life

to advanced cancer patients, reducing the burden of cancer and enhancing quality of life at the end of life,” Prof Dunn said. “This change will ease the financial strain on many thousands of Queenslanders and their families living with a…

palliative care

The holistic care of people who have a life-limiting illness, their families and carers. It aims to improve quality of life by addressing physical, emotional, spiritual, social and practical needs. It is not just for people who are about to…

News: Relay For Life turning the state purple for season two

get your friends, family and colleagues together and join the Relay For Life movement today – together, we are stronger than cancer!” To register, volunteer or find out more about your local Relay For Life, visit relayforlife.org.au or call…

life-limiting illness

When an illness is unlikely to be cured and will cause death at some stage in the future. A person with a life-limiting illness may live for weeks, months or even years.

News: Help eliminate cervical cancer and save a friend’s life

  Something truly amazing has happened. Tell your friends about it. It could save their lives. Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer. This amazing achievement follows the success…

News: Ipswich Relay For Life postponed due to weather

support, and we look forward to announcing a new date for Ipswich Relay For Life in the coming days.” Ipswich Relay For Life participants can phone Cancer Council’s Fundraising Hotline 1300 65 65 85 for more information. Cancer Council Queensland…

News: A day in the life of an Admin Volunteer

…the whole organisation. Starting at 9am, Lynn’s team begin their day by handling all incoming material. This includes opening envelopes containing donations or funds raised from events such as Relay For Life and Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Lynn says she…

News: Relay For Life 2014 raises $4m for Cancer Council Queensland

army of volunteers and supporters, Cancer Council Queensland held 48 Relay For Life events throughout 2014, with the final two held last weekend. Relay For Life is an 18 hour event involving teams of up to 15 people keeping a…