Cancer Information Library

The following brochures and resources have been put together by Icon to help you gain a better understanding of a cancer diagnosis and cancer treatments.

10 things you can do to support someone with cancer

Advice and tips for how to help a loved one following a cancer diagnosis.
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Advice for returning to work after cancer treatment

Strategies for preparing to return to work once your treatment finishes.
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Wearing an immobilisation mask

What are immobilisation masks and how are they made for radiation therapy treatment.
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Everything you need to know about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Understanding hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and how to get tested.
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Cancer treatment and fertility: what you need to know

Learn more about how cancer treatments may affect your fertility.
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Genetic counselling: Who it’s for and what to expect

Understanding genetic testing and how a genetic counsellor can help.
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Focal brachytherapy for prostate cancer

Focal brachytherapy is a special form of radiation therapy where a radioactive source is placed inside the prostate tumour.
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Skin reactions from radiation therapy

Skin reactions commonly occur in radiation therapy patients, however they can be managed with a few simple steps.
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Timeline of cancer treatment breakthroughs

From surgery through to the latest in immunotherapy, learn more about the history of cancer treatment.
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