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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

Family Dynamics and Cancer

6/24/2018
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How does cancer change family relationships? Can you avoid conflict and misunderstandings? Julie McCrossin chats with social worker Ray Araullo and psychologist Cath Adams about how to manage the impact of cancer as a family.

Duration:00:30:26

Tests and Cancer

6/17/2018
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Why does cancer involve so many tests? Julie McCrossin chats with medical oncologist Dr Lorraine Chantrill about all the different tests you might need − from blood tests and biopsies to CT, MRI and PET scans.

Duration:00:37:12

Brain Fog and Cancer

6/10/2018
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Are you finding it hard to concentrate or remember things during or after cancer treatment? Julie McCrossin chats with medical oncologist Professor Janette Vardy about her research into this "chemo brain" issue and finds out what you can do about it.

Duration:00:39:43

Managing Cancer Pain

6/3/2018
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Does cancer always mean pain? And if pain occurs, what can you do about it? Julie chats with pain expert Professor Paul Glare about practical strategies for managing acute or chronic pain.

Duration:00:33:48

Sleep and Cancer

5/27/2018
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What can you do if cancer is disrupting your sleep? Julie chats with psychiatrist Dr Catherine Mason about why cancer affects sleep and how to get the sleep you need.

Duration:00:40:45

Managing Fear

5/20/2018
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What can you do if you feel overwhelmed by your fears? Julie McCrossin chats to psychologist Cath Adams about how you can manage fear and anxiety after a cancer diagnosis.

Duration:00:42:30

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

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

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