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In the following pages you will find information about looking after yourself when you are being treated for cancer, the side effects of cancer treatment, and some specific cancers.

There is also very good information on most specific cancers on the Cancer Society website.  

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

Local and New Zealand resources

International websites

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Updated March 2018.

In this section

Adult survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence

Bladder cancer

Bowel cancer

Breast cancer

Cancer in youth & teens

Cancer treatments & their side effects


Inherited cancer & BRCA genes

Kidney cancer (renal cancer)

Leukaemia & lymphoma

Liver & bile duct cancer

Looking after yourself & other people who have cancer

Lung cancer

Ovarian cancer

Prostate cancer

Skin cancer

Steps to reduce your cancer risk

Reducing your risk of mouth & throat cancer

Testicular cancer

Thyroid cancer

Uterine & endometrial cancer

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Review key: HICCR-38555