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  • Glossary

    cancer information / cancer types / prostate cancer / glossary

    *adjuvant treatment* – a treatment that is done along with the main treatment or after it *anaesthetic (local or general*) – a medication given to stop a...

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  • Advanced cancer

    cancer information / living with cancer / advanced cancer

    Introduction This information may be useful if you have advanced cancer and are looking for information and support. Cancer that has advanced beyond early stages is called many...

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  • What is cancer?

    cancer information / cancer types / prostate cancer / what is cancer

    Cancer is a disease of the body’s *cells*. It starts in our *genes*. Our bodies are constantly making new cells: to enable us to grow, to...

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  • Secondary cancer in the bone

    cancer information / cancer types / secondary cancer in the bone

    This information is about cancer that has spread from the part of the body where it started, called its primary site, to the bone. Sometimes cells break...

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  • Your cancer care team

    cancer information / treatment / your cancer care team

    This information will help you make sense of ‘who’s who’ in your cancer care team. From the time you hear you have cancer, you will meet a...

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  • Side effects of cancer treatment

    cancer information / living with cancer / getting on with life after treatment / side effects of cancer treatment

    Most side effects of cancer treatment get better within a few weeks or months after finishing treatment. For some people, these effects carry on longer (long-term)...

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  • Prostate Group

    events / prostate group

    Held four times per month: 1st Tuesday McDonalds Merivale 2nd Tuesday Pipe Band Hall, New World Carpark, Rangiora 3rd Tuesday Cancer Society Centre 4th Wednesday Lincoln...

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  • Using the internet to search for cancer information and support

    cancer information / living with cancer / using the internet to search for cancer information and support

    This information gives you an overview on the internet and how to use it to find accurate and reliable information about cancer. Gathering information about your cancer,...

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  • Cancer screening

    reducing cancer risk / what you can do / cancer screening and early detection / screening

    What is cancer screening? The aim of cancer screening programs is to pick up very early cancers (or conditions that may lead to cancer) in healthy individuals,...

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  • Acknowledgements

    cancer information / cancer types / secondary breast cancer / acknowledgements

    The Cancer Society would like to thank for their reviews, advice, and contributions: *Associate Professor Bridget Robinson* Medical Oncologist, Oncology Service, ChristchurchHospital, and the ChristchurchSchool of Medicine...

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