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Living with Cancer

Five things you should know about returning to work after cancer treatment

Cancer may affect your work life in many ways. You may work on a casual, part-time or full-time basis, be self-employed, work from home, work on site or be looking for work – each type of worker will have a different experience.

How to manage fatigue when living with cancer

Do you feel endlessly exhausted - even when you are getting ample hours of night time rest?

How to stay mentally healthy during cancer treatment

Being diagnosed with cancer affects your body and mind – but it’s common for people to focus solely on their physical health during this time.

Low blood count

Low blood count

Blood cells in the body are normal cells that are affected by the chemotherapy as part of cancer treatments. Before each visit to hospital for treatment, a blood test will need to be collected to measure the levels of these cells.

Exercise during cancer treatment

The role of exercise during cancer treatment

The last thing you may feel like doing when undergoing cancer treatment is pulling on a pair of sneakers and going for a run.

Dawn Johnson and Paula Melville

The Role of McGrath Breast Care Nurses

The role of a specialist McGrath Breast Care Nurse is to support patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer, including metastatic breast cancer.