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What's new in May, with links to support, information and other items of interest.

Survey: How many women experience long-term side-effects after cancer and cancer treatment?

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If you are a woman who has had cancer, you are invited to take part in a survey about your experiences. The survey is part of a study that aims to understand how women experience long-term side-effects after cancer and cancer treatment. The study also hopes to understand how women’s everyday life is impacted by these side effects. They survey is online and takes about 20-40 mins to complete. It closes 31 May.

For full details and to participate visit the UniMelb survey website.

Melanoma Patients Australia and Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA) webinar series

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These free webinars will provide the rare opportunity to hear from MIA experts and a Melanoma Patients Australia community member about different topics of interest each week. They will be held every Tuesday evening for three weeks in June from 7–8pm.

To read more and register visit the MIA website.

Bladder/kidney cancer study: share your story

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The purpose of the online study is to let those diagnosed with bladder/kidney cancer share their stories including their unmet needs, what is the concern during the treatment, and opinion towards a new treatment to see how they can better supported in the future.

For full information and to take part in this study view the flyer here.

Living with neuro endocrine tumours (NET) program intakes

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This online education program for NET patients and carers provides vital information to help them gain a deeper understanding of NETs, their treatment options and other topics that will support their day-to-day lives. It also offers encourages sharing and discussion in a safe space and build confidence to aid with self-advocating. Spanning over four weeks (session are two hours per week) this program has intakes in July and October.

To learn more and enrol visit the NET website

Managing the financial realities of blood cancer webinar

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Personal and financial security can change after a cancer diagnosis. This webinar, hosted by the Leukaemia Foundation will be live online on Wednesday 29 May at 11am–12.30pm. This session will focus on the unique financial issues related to a blood cancer diagnosis, alternative income streams, the role of financial counselling and information on making a will.  

For full details visit the Leukaemia Foundation website.

Rare Cancers Australia support guide

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The Rare Cancer Support Guide aims to provide patients and their loved ones with thorough guidance to assist them in navigating their individual cancer experience. The guide is split into four separate booklets that can either be downloaded or ordered via their site. Even if your type of cancer is not rare, The support guide is full of useful information.

Find out more and download the guide on the Rare Cancers Australia website.

Last Updated: 15 May, 2024 3:20 pm