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Podcast: 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.

SEASON 2 OUT NOW – Six new episodes on fear, sleep, pain, brain fog, cancer tests and family relationships available now. See the links below and have a listen.

Hosted by
Julie
McCrossin
Hosted by<br>Julie<br>McCrossin

Julie is an Australian radio broadcaster, journalist, comedian, political commentator and activist.

About Julie

Topic: Carers, family and friends

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.
25 June 2018
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.
31 July 2017
Why is cancer called a genetic disease and what does that mean for you? Julie McCrossin chats to genetic oncologist Dr Hilda High about what genetic tests can tell us about cancer.
26 July 2017
How do you tell your children you have cancer? Julie McCrossin chats to CanTeen’s John Friedsam about ways to talk about your cancer diagnosis with your kids.
4 July 2017
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.
4 July 2017
Will your sex life change after cancer? Julie McCrossin talks with Professor Jane Ussher about the impact of cancer on sex and intimacy, and why it’s so important to have open and honest conversations with your doctor and partner.
4 July 2017
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