- The Thing About Cancer
The Thing About Cancer
Information and insights for people affected by cancer
How do people cope after a cancer diagnosis? What do all the tests mean? Will treatment leave you foggy-headed? Does cancer always cause pain?
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, you might be searching for the answers to these and other questions. Listen now to The Thing About Cancer, with host Julie McCrossin chatting to experts about all things cancer.
You can also listen on your smartphone or tablet (see our video and step-by-step instructions).
You might also be interested in our other podcast series:
Episodes - listen now
Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis
What coping strategies can you turn to when faced with the life-changing news of a cancer diagnosis? Julie McCrossin chats with psychologist Cath Adams about life after a cancer diagnosis, and how to ride the emotional roller-coaster that often follows.
Cancer Affects the Carer Too
How can you look after your own needs if you are caring for someone with cancer? Julie McCrossin chats to health psychologist Ben Britton about the carer’s role.
Making Treatment Decisions
How do you decide on the best cancer treatment pathway for you? Julie McCrossin chats to Lyndal Trevena, a practising GP and Professor of Primary Health Care at Sydney University.
How to Help Someone with Cancer
What can you say or do to help someone with cancer? Host Julie McCrossin chats to social worker Kim Hobbs about ways to offer meaningful support.
Family Dynamics and Cancer
How does cancer change family relationships? Can you avoid conflict and misunderstandings? Julie McCrossin chats with social worker Ray Araullo and psychologist Cath Adams about how to manage the impact of cancer as a family.
The stories and experiences contained in this podcast have been relayed to The Cancer Council NSW by the speakers and represent their own views and opinions. They do not represent the views and opinions of The Cancer Council NSW, and The Cancer Council NSW specifically excludes all responsibility and liability for any of those views and opinions, or otherwise arising out of any reliance upon them or any action taken on the basis of the information in this podcast or any errors or omissions therein. The Cancer Council NSW recommends you obtain independent advice specific to your circumstances from appropriate health and other professionals.