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Initial diagnosis

…anxiety or depression, as this could make you more vulnerable now. It is important to manage emotional distress and seek professional support if it is ongoing. Caring for someone with cancer It’s common for carers to experience a range of…

News: Celebrating a decade of cancer counselling in Queensland

…significant distress – there is an overwhelming need for ongoing help for Queenslanders affected,” Ms Clift said. “Our counselling service helps people dealing with a range of issues from stress and difficulty coping to depression, anxiety, grief, loss, treatment, side…

Mindfulness Programs

…and depression and also benefit many different areas of our lives. Through learning how to be mindful, we offer ourselves the opportunity to live in a way that is more fulfilling. You can learn more about mindfulness training provided by

News: Couples struggle to cope with prostate cancer

…the rate of major depression and general anxiety than the average. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said it was crucial for partners to seek support for anxiety or distress. “It is normal for partners of men with prostate cancer…

Blog: Cancer diagnosis can impact mental health

…executive created a national day of awareness with the aim to combat depression and suicide, by encouraging others to check on the welfare of friends. Mr Larkin’s legacy lives on and now R U OK? Day has shined a light…

Mindfulness Programs

…and depression and also benefit many different areas of our lives. Through learning how to be mindful, we offer ourselves the opportunity to live in a way that is more fulfilling. You can learn more about mindfulness training provided by

News: Brain Tumour Support Service Newsletter

…behavioural issues including stress and anxiety, trauma, depression, loneliness, and strain in their significant relationships (Fotiadou, et al. 2008; Norberg & Boman 2008; Jenkins, et al. 2012). Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) include both animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and animal-assisted activities (AAA), and…

News: Cancer named top health concern for Aussies

…Index Survey were more worried about a cancer diagnosis than any other health condition including heart disease, diabetes, depression and obesity. The top cancer concerns were breast (63 per cent of women surveyed), prostate (26 per cent of men surveyed)…

News: Cancer Council calls on clinicians to screen for distress

Cancer Council has called for routine distress screening of cancer patients at point of diagnosis, following research findings that screening can prevent depression and improve quality of life. In one of the first large scale studies of its kind internationally,…

News: Sleeplessness a nightmare for many cancer patients

…long after clinical treatment has been completed. “Sleep disturbance can also cause depression, anxiety and distress, with long-term impacts on quality of life and a person’s ‘normal’ daily functioning.” Rates of insomnia range from 19 to 63 per cent in…