NEWS & TIPS

Spring Racing Season

It’s Melbourne Cup Carnival time, 2nd November – 9th November, 2019. The Spring Racing Season is also a time for functions, barbecue and picnics.   If

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Movember Mo Time Again

Movember is an annual, month-long celebration of the moustache highlighting men’s health issues, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Our fathers, partners, brothers

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Hand care

Caring for your skin is important especially if you have lymphoedema. Any skin breaks can make you more likely to get an infection. Moisturise your

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Beware of falling

Are you feeling weak, confused or clumsy? Beware of falling! A person who is unsteady on their feet is at high risk for falling. This can

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Zone Out with Headphones

Sometimes at home, in hospital or radiology you just want to zone out. Headphones are a great way to block out hospital sounds, which are a

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National Bandanna Day

Friday 25th October 2019 is National Bandanna Day, the major fundraising and awareness campaign for CanTeen Australia. Held each year on the last Friday in October, this

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“Gross” Hygiene Habits

Have you been listening to, or reading the news today about hand washing?  It’s gross!! One in five Australians admit they do not always wash their

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Scan Time Again

Scanxiety grips you. It’s that time when you are nearing scans and tests and then the wait for results! Even in life after cancer treatment it doesn’t

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Special People, Precious Memories

Making and recording personal memories for family and friends is important especially when there is a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer and the future becomes uncertain. Create

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World Osteoporosis Day

October 20, 2019 is World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), marking a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic

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Be Company for a Patient

If your family member or friend is going to chemotherapy treatments become a treatment ‘Buddy.” You may not be able to do all appointments but

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Your Recyclable Cups

Reusable coffee cups have grown in popularity. Beware of leaving the remains of the coffee in the cup and then washing it before the next use.

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You can also donate a kit to someone in need.