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radioisotope treatment

The use of radioactive liquid that is taken by mouth as a capsule or given by injection….

Treatment decisions

…best existing treatment or the modified new treatment. Over the years, trials have improved treatments and led to better outcomes for people diagnosed with cancer. You might find it helpful to talk to your specialist, clinical trials nurse or GP,…

active treatment

Treatment given to cure the cancer, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This does not include long-term treatment such as hormone medication, which may be taken for several years to maintain remission.

palliative treatment

Medical treatment for people with advanced cancer to help them manage pain and other physical and emotional symptoms of cancer. Treatment may include radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other medication. It is an important part of palliative care.

radioisotope bone scan

A scan using small amounts of radioisotope to find areas of bone where there is cancer….

hormone treatment

A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow, which is used when the cancer is growing in response to hormones. Also called hormone therapy.

Home to Treatment FAQs

…Home to Treatment service Our Home to Treatment service aims to reduce the financial and emotional burden of cancer by providing transport to service users who are facing hardship in accessing their treatment. These hardships may include: Financial hardship Limited…

News: Hodgkin’s lymphoma breakthrough leads to better treatment

…and tailored therapy for those diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and potentially other cancers. Other investigators are using the same approach to determine individualised breast and prostate cancer treatment. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said identifying appropriate treatment for patients…