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Julie McCrossin hosts this new series from Cancer Council NSW. Get info and insights as Julie -- who is a comedian, radio broadcaster and cancer survivor -- chats to experts and people affected by cancer. Together we'll explore a range of topics covering all things cancer.

Julie McCrossin hosts this new series from Cancer Council NSW. Get info and insights as Julie -- who is a comedian, radio broadcaster and cancer survivor -- chats to experts and people affected by cancer. Together we'll explore a range of topics covering all things cancer.
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Julie McCrossin hosts this new series from Cancer Council NSW. Get info and insights as Julie -- who is a comedian, radio broadcaster and cancer survivor -- chats to experts and people affected by cancer. Together we'll explore a range of topics covering all things cancer.

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English


Episodes

Cancer Affects the Carer Too

7/30/2017
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How can you look after your own needs if you are caring for someone with cancer? Julie McCrossin chats to health psychologist Ben Britton about the carer's role. Listen now to find out more.

Duration:00:39:59

Genetic Tests and Cancer

7/25/2017
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Why is cancer called a genetic disease and what does that mean for you? Julie McCrossin chats to genetic oncologist Dr Hilda High about what genetic tests can tell us about cancer. Listen now to find out more.

Duration:00:33:35

New Treatments – Immunotherapy & Targeted Therapy

7/20/2017
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What are immunotherapy and targeted therapy? How are they transforming cancer treatment? Julie McCrossin chats to medical oncologist Dr Steven Kao. Listen now to find out more.

Duration:00:32:53

Appetite Loss and Nausea

7/17/2017
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How do you keep eating when you are feeling sick? Julie McCrossin chats to dietitian Merran Findlay about ways to ensure your body is well nourished throughout cancer treatment.

Duration:00:36:37

Making Treatment Decisions

7/13/2017
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How do you decide on the best cancer treatment pathway for you? Julie McCrossin joins Lyndal Trevena, a practising GP and Professor of Primary Health Care at Sydney University, to tackle this question and more.

Duration:00:40:45

Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis

6/30/2017
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What coping strategies can you turn to when faced with the life-changing news of a cancer diagnosis? Julie McCrossin chats with psychologist Cath Adams about life after a cancer diagnosis, and how to ride the emotional roller-coaster that often follows.

Duration:00:40:24

Sex and Cancer

6/30/2017
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Will your sex life change after cancer? Julie McCrossin talks with Professor Jane Ussher about the impact of cancer on sex and intimacy, and why it’s so important to have open and honest conversations about sex with your doctor and your partner.

Duration:00:28:37

Managing Cancer Fatigue

6/30/2017
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Why can cancer make you so tired and what can you do about it? Julie McCrossin chats with Dr Haryana Dhillon about how cancer fatigue is different to normal tiredness and outlines strategies such as pacing and gentle exercise.

Duration:00:28:14

How to Help Someone with Cancer

6/30/2017
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What can you say or do to help someone with cancer? Julie McCrossin chats to social worker Kim Hobbs about ways to offer meaningful support. Kim talks about how to navigate conversations about cancer in a sensitive manner and provides a range of down-to-earth suggestions. Listen now to learn more.

Duration:00:28:04

Explaining Cancer to Kids

6/30/2017
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How do you tell your kids you have cancer? In this episode, Julie McCrossin chats to CanTeen’s John Friedsam about different ways to talk about your cancer diagnosis with your kids. Research shows that telling children about your cancer diagnosis can provide reassurance, not just for them, but for the whole family. But what's the right thing to say? Listen now to learn more.

Duration:00:35:50

What is The Thing About Cancer? (Welcome episode)

6/26/2017
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Julie McCrossin introduces this new series from Cancer Council NSW. Get information and insights as Julie chats to experts and people affected by cancer. Together we’ll explore all things cancer – from treatments, side effects and practical issues to emotions, relationships and support. Go to cancercouncil.com.au/podcasts for more episodes, info and show notes.

Duration:00:06:10

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