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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.

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

About Julie

Topic: Diagnosis and treatment

Why does cancer involve so many tests? Julie McCrossin chats with medical oncologist Dr Lorraine Chantrill about all the different tests you might need − from blood tests and biopsies to CT, MRI and PET scans.
18 June 2018
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
What are immunotherapy and targeted therapy? How are they transforming cancer treatment? Julie McCrossin chats to medical oncologist Steven Kao about these exciting new treatments.
21 July 2017
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.
14 July 2017
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.
4 July 2017
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