Click the 'View this item online' link above to view the recording of this What's On session webinar: Dr Michelle White, a Medical Oncologist at Cabrini and Monash Medical Centre, facilitates a session about decision-making and patient participation in treatment planning, for women with advanced breast or gynaecological cancers. This webinar was recorded at the

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In her usual easy-to-read, conversational tone, Dr Ranjana Srivastava, provides a comprehensive guide for people who have been recently diagnosed with cancer. She covers many of the questions that newly diagnosed people would love to ask, and provides information to help with all of the important decisions that need to be made. Chapters include: What is cancer?

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A collection of anecdotes and insights to help those who feel awkward and unsure about responding to a friend's illness, and also for those who have an illness and are dealing with the awkwardness of those around them. Includes parents talking to children, doctor-patient communication and end-of-life issues.

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'Dying for a chat – the communication breakdown between doctors and patients'. Ranjana Srivastava. 'In a frank and clear-eyed assessment of an unacknowledged crisis, (the author) makes an impassioned case for healthcare training to incorporate effective communication skills.' (excerpt from back cover)

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The true story of a Hmong child with epilepsy, her American doctors and the collision of two cultures. Winner of the National Book Circle Award for Nonfiction in the US.

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This is a true story of one doctor's struggle to come to terms with being a patient, and tells of the daily battles with herself, her illness and the medical team caring for her. Kate's diagnosis was desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT).

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This PowerPoint presentation was developed from a Cancer Australia document and was translated and interpreted into Vietnamese.  It also includes a recording of a Vietnamese interpreter reading out the  information in Vietnamese. It was created as part of a project funded by Cancer Australia. The presentation can be downloaded on to your computer. Please note

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