Community Resources

Cancer Council Queensland provides information programs for Queenslanders impacted by cancer. To support access to this information online videos are provided.

Watch the videos to learn more about a range of cancers, treatment options and ways to cope with cancer. As part of these sessions, you will hear expert knowledge from health professionals and researchers, as well as hear from people sharing their stories.

These videos should not be used as a substitute for medical, legal or financial advice. To read Cancer Council Queensland’s full health disclaimer, please click here.

Younger Women and Cancer

Watch our webinar for younger women and cancer

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Coping with fear of cancer recurrence

Watch our webinar about coping with the fear of a cancer recurrence

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Keeping active during and after cancer

Watch our webinar about keeping active during and after cancer

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Brain Tumour Forum 2019

Watch the recordings from the 2019 Brain Tumour Forum

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Coping with the emotional impacts of breast and gynaecological cancer

Watch our webinar about coping with the emotional impacts of breast and gynaecological cancer

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Brain Tumour Forum 2018

Watch the recordings from the 2018 Brain Tumour Forum

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Head and Neck Cancer Forum 2018

Watch the recordings from the 2018 Head and Neck Cancer Forum

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Ovarian Cancer Forum 2018

Watch the recordings from the 2018 Ovarian Cancer Forum

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Living with Head and Neck Cancer Forum 2017

Watch the recordings from the 2017 Living with Head and Neck Cancer Forum

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Cancer and COVID-19 - what it means for our Mob

Message from Professor Gail Garvey, proud Kamilaroi woman and member of Cancer Australia’s Leadership Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Control

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Act early for our Mob's health

It’s really important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to keep taking care of your health, even during a pandemic. While cancer is more common as we get older, you can develop cancer at any age

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Cancer won't wait

Got a new cancer symptom, a lump or a change in your body that hasn't gone away? See you doctor if you notice a change which isn't normal for you.

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Cancer won't wait - COVID-19 and cancer

Got a new cancer symptom, a lump or a change in your body that hasn't gone away? See your doctor if you notice a change which isn't normal for you

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Podcasts & Audio Files

Please enjoy our Podcasts and Audio Files

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Information Sessions

We offer a range of information sessions throughout the year, in locations across the state.

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Body image in a cancer context

Speakers: Dr. Charlotte Tottman, Clinical Psychologist; Laura Oakley, Coordinator, Health and Community Relationships at Cancer Council Queensland.

 

Living with Lymphedema

Speakers: Emily Muldoon, Registered Occupational Therapist/Exercise Physiologist; Anthea Skinner, Coordinator, Health and Community Relationships – Cancer Council Queensland

 

Younger Women and Cancer

Speakers: Samantha Clutton, Clinical Psychologist; Prof. Jane Ussher, Clinical Psychologist, Researcher and Author; Judy Graham, Project Advisor, Women with Cancer Support Services at CCQ; Gayle Richardson, Co-founder Mummy’s Wish and Alisha Wallace, Support Coordinator Mummy’s Wish.

Coping with fear of cancer recurrence

Speaker: Prof Jane Turner, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Queensland

Keeping active during and after cancer

Speaker: Prof Sandi Hayes, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University

Brain Tumour Forum 2019

Speaker: Dr Art Kamiski, Radiation Oncologist – New trials and treatment

Speaker: Bridie Rankin, Exercise Physiologist – Exercise as a cancer survivor

Speaker: Lee Cubis, Psychologist – Communication with friends and family after brain tumour

Speaker: Andrew Carlson, Cancer survivor and Cancer Council Cancer Connect volunteer – a survivor’s story

Coping with the emotional impacts of breast and gynaecological cancer 2019

Speakers: Dr Keely Gordon-King, Psychologist, Cancer Counselling Service, Cancer Council Queensland & Margaret Nugent, Cancer Support Coordinator, Cancer Council Queensland

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Brain Tumour Forum 2018

Speaker: Dr Terri Armstrong, Senior Investigator (USA) – Be your own best advocate

Speaker: Dr Po-ling Inglis, Medical Oncologist – Update on glioma trials

Speakers: Dr Carolina Sandler and Molly Shevill, Accredited Exercise Physiologists – Exercise as medicine

Speaker: Lee Cubis, Clinical Psychology Registrar – Managing cognitive effects and enhancing psychological wellbeing


Speaker: Rene Kloeti, Survivor of head and neck cancer – My personal experience

Read the transcript of Rene’s presentation

Speaker: A/Prof Martin D. Batstone, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital – Role of human papilloma virus (HPV) in head and neck cancer

Read the transcript of A/Prof Batstone’s presentation

Speaker: Dr Megan Carroll, Radiation Oncology Registrar, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital – Managing long-term effects of head and neck treatment

Read the transcript of Dr Carroll’s presentation

Speaker: Lucy Bailey, Nurse Counsellor, Cancer Council Queensland – Psychosocial challenges and coping strategies

Read the transcript of Lucy Bailey’s presentation

Panel discussion – A/Prof Martin Batstone, Dr Megan Carroll, Lucy Bailey, Rene Kloeti and Ursula Kloeti

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Research, Hope & Understanding Ovarian Cancer Forum June 2018

A collaboration between Cancer Council Queensland and Ovarian Cancer Australia

Speaker: Kristen Larsen, Cancer Survivor – cancer survivor experience with ovarian cancer

Speaker: Dr Keely Gordon-King, Clinical Psychologist – Psycho-social impact of Ovarian Cancer

Speaker: Dr Camron Ebzery, Genetic Counsellor – Genetic Testing for Women with Ovarian Cancer

Speaker: Dr Kathryn Middleton, Medical Oncologist – Research & Clinical trials


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Speaker: Larry Doherty, Community Support Volunteer – Reflection: My Personal Experience

Speaker: Dr Graeme Dickie, Director of Radiation Oncology – Long Term and Late Effects of Head and Neck Cancer

Speaker: Katie Benton, Surgical Dietitian – What do I eat?

Speakers: Jaala Hides & Jocelyn Foo, Physiotherapists – The Benefit of Physiotherapy