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Cancer Advisor
July 31, 2019
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  • Adult hospitals and treatment centres in Australia

    When it comes to hospital and treatment centres, teenagers and young people facing cancer have a unique set of needs. Where a young person is treated will most likely depend on their age. If you’re a young adult, you’ll go to an adult hospital. However, teenagers can be sent to either a children’s hospital or an adult facility. What hospital you go to may also depend on where you live or even what type of cancer you have. Not all hospitals offer cancer treatment, so you may have to travel, especially if you live in a regional or rural area. Some […]

  • Children’s hospitals in Australia

    Children’s hospitals (also known as paediatric hospitals) specialise in the medical needs of children and teenagers. At children’s hospital the staff are specifically trained in taking care of children and teenagers. Chances are there will also be more child-geared activities on hand such as kids films and child entertainers. Expand the boxes below to learn more about children’s hospitals in each state. Some children’s hospitals do not treat children’s cancer, so you may need to move to a different state for treatment. Cancer Advisor has a range of resources for families who need to do this, including personal stories from […]

  • A glossary of terms relating to childhood cancer

    Cancer Australia has published a glossary of terms relating to children’s cancer. Receiving a cancer diagnosis can also mean being exposed to a huge range of new words, terms and phrases. It can help you when dealing with medial professionals to be on top of what all these terms mean. The government website Cancer Australia has created a list of over 1,000 terms listed in alphabetical order. They received this information from Cancer Help UK – the patient information website of Cancer Research UK. We’ve included some of the more common ones below, but it’s worthwhile clicking through to read the rest […]

  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital Information

    The Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide provides information for your visit including: An overview of parking rates and concessions you may be eligible for. Information on getting to the hospital using public transport. A list of all the food and facilities available at the hospital. Information to help you and your family prepare for your visit to the hospital.

  • The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Information

    The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne provides information for your visit including: Information on parking and concessions you may be eligible for. How to get to the hospital using public transport. A list of all the food and facilities available at the hospital. Information to help you and your family prepare for your visit to the hospital.

  • The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Information

    The Children’s Hospital at Westmead provides information for your visit including: Information on parking rates and concessions you may be eligible for. A list of all the food and facilities available at the hospital. Information on the food and facilities that can be found in the local area. Information to help you and your family prepare for your visit to the hospital.

  • Cancer treatment in hospital for young adults

    This resource from Redkite will give an overview of what the hospital might be like for you as a young person. Depending on your age, you could be treated at a paediatric (children’s) hospital or an adult hospital, and you may be in either the public or private system. The hospital you go to may also depend on where you live and the type of cancer you have. Not all hospitals provide cancer treatment, so you may have to travel, especially if you live in a rural area. Even if you’ve been to hospital before, you may have questions about what treatment […]

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