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After a Cancer Diagnosis : Engaging in Physical Activity is Important!

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37387
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0074
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For those living outside the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
For those living outside the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely.
Pamphlet Number
0074
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After a Cancer Diagnosis : Engaging in Physical Activity is Important! (HRM)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37386
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0075
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For those living in the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
For those living in the HRM. A visual guide with lists of ideas for physical activity, the benefits, and how to exercise safely
Pamphlet Number
0075
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After a Cancer Diagnosis : The 5 Ws for Physical Activity After a Cancer Diagnosis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37385
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0072
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This visual guide goes through who physical activity is beneficial for, why it is, when in your treatment to start or incorporate physical activity, what type of physical activity you can do, and where. It includes suggestions at different levels of exercise, different tools that can be used including household ones, and programs provided by the hospital.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This visual guide goes through who physical activity is beneficial for, why it is, when in your treatment to start or incorporate physical activity, what type of physical activity you can do, and where. It includes suggestions at different levels of exercise, different tools that can be used including household ones, and programs provided by the hospital.
Notes
Adapted with permission from Cancer Care Ontario.
Pamphlet Number
0072
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The Benefits of Quitting Smoking for People with Cancer

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37381
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0067
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Lists the benefits of quitting smoking for those with cancer.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Smoking Cessation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Self-care, Health
Smoking cessation
Specialty
Self Care
Abstract
Lists the benefits of quitting smoking for those with cancer.
Notes
This resource has been adapted from 'The Benefits of Quitting Smoking for People with Cancer” with the permission from Cancer Care Ontario, the Canadian Cancer Society Smokers’ Helpline and CancerContol Alberta.
Pamphlet Number
0067
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Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care : Fishermen's Memorial Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36708
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
2115
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The Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care at Fisherman's Memorial Hospital is a 2 to 8 week program to help you be as independent as possible. The pamphlet explains if you need a referral, who is on your health care team, and what to bring. Information about meals, laundry, Wi-Fi, TV service, and phone service is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Self-care, Health
Abstract
The Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care at Fisherman's Memorial Hospital is a 2 to 8 week program to help you be as independent as possible. The pamphlet explains if you need a referral, who is on your health care team, and what to bring. Information about meals, laundry, Wi-Fi, TV service, and phone service is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Dr. Arthur H. Patterson Centre for Restorative Care, Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2115
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Dr. Doug Watt Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Unit : Harbour View Hospital

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35742
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2023.
Pamphlet Number
1713
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The Dr. Doug Watt Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Unit at Harbour View Hospital will help you become as independent as possible. What is expected of you, what to bring, what a usual day is like, who is on your health care team, visitor expectations, discharge planning, and other information is given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Harbour View Hospital. Rehabilitation and Restorative Care
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2023
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Rehabilitation
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Rehabilitation
Self-care, Health
Abstract
The Dr. Doug Watt Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Unit at Harbour View Hospital will help you become as independent as possible. What is expected of you, what to bring, what a usual day is like, who is on your health care team, visitor expectations, discharge planning, and other information is given.
Notes
Previous title: Rehabilitation (rehab) and restorative care: patient and caregiver education
Responsibility
Prepared by: Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Unit, Harbour View Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1713
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Even After a Cancer Diagnosis : It's Never Too Late To Be Active

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37388
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Exercise
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Exercise
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Physical Fitness
Self Care
Abstract
A guide to physical activity and how it can affect cancer treatment. Answers questions about the benefits of being active, goal setting, and what supports are available to you.
Pamphlet Number
0073
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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0005
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Hair loss, known as alopecia (pronounced ‘al-o-peesha’), is a common side effect of cancer treatment. This pamphlet includes information on the amount of hair, why it is being lost, if it will grow back, coping mechanisms for hair loss, and questions to ask your health care team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (3 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Alopecia
Antineoplastic Agents - adverse effects
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Subjects (LCSH)
Antineoplastic agents--Side effects
Baldness
Cancer--Chemotherapy--Complications
Specialty
Self Care
Therapeutics
Abstract
Hair loss, known as alopecia (pronounced ‘al-o-peesha’), is a common side effect of cancer treatment. This pamphlet includes information on the amount of hair, why it is being lost, if it will grow back, coping mechanisms for hair loss, and questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
0005
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Head and neck radiation treatment

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37435
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1700
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This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself during head and neck radiation treatment. Topics include the benefits of mouth care, how to practice good mouth care, side effects of treatment, supportive care, sexuality, and how to care for yourself after treatment is complete.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Head and Neck Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Head--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Neck--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Abstract
This pamphlet explains how to care for yourself during head and neck radiation treatment. Topics include the benefits of mouth care, how to practice good mouth care, side effects of treatment, supportive care, sexuality, and how to care for yourself after treatment is complete.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Horizon Health, Prince Edward Island Cancer Treatment Centre, Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program and Vitalite Health Network Cancer Care
Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
1700
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Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
0006
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Eating certain food is very important for health and recovery. This pamphlet offer suggestions for those going through cancer treatment: what to eat and how frequently. It lists suggested questions to ask your health care team and where to find more information.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (3 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diet, Healthy
Diet Therapy
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Diet
Diet therapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Self Care
Therapeutics
Abstract
Eating certain food is very important for health and recovery. This pamphlet offer suggestions for those going through cancer treatment: what to eat and how frequently. It lists suggested questions to ask your health care team and where to find more information.
Responsibility
prepared by oncology clinical educators and dieticians, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Pamphlet Number
0006
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Information for Female Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Treatment to the Pelvis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37406
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1337
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This pamphlets provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the pelvis. Answers common questions like: what will happen during your treatment, how long are the treatments, and what are the possible side effects of radiation therapy.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Female
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Urogenital Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Genitourinary organs--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Gynecology
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlets provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the pelvis. Answers common questions like: what will happen during your treatment, how long are the treatments, and what are the possible side effects of radiation therapy.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1337
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Information for Male Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Treatment to the Pelvis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37407
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1338
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Cancer may be treated with a combination of treatments, radiation therapy is used to shrink cancer and lower the chance of it returning. This pamphlets describes how to prepare for the appointments, what will happen during your treatment, how long the treatments will take, and the possible side effects with coping strategies such as changing eating habits. The pamphlet describes the supports available to you and questions to ask your health care team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Male
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Urogenital Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Genitourinary organs--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Men's Health
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Cancer may be treated with a combination of treatments, radiation therapy is used to shrink cancer and lower the chance of it returning. This pamphlets describes how to prepare for the appointments, what will happen during your treatment, how long the treatments will take, and the possible side effects with coping strategies such as changing eating habits. The pamphlet describes the supports available to you and questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1338
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Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : breast cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37400
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
4008
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This pamphlets answers common questions about receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the breast. Topics include why radiation therapy is used to treat breast cancer or DCIS, what will happen when you come for your treatment planning, how long it will be until you start your radiation treatments, and how long your treatments will take. Information about side effects and support is also provided. A list of questions you may want to ask your health care…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Breast Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Cancer--Patients--Care
Breast--Cancer--Treatment
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlets answers common questions about receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the breast. Topics include why radiation therapy is used to treat breast cancer or DCIS, what will happen when you come for your treatment planning, how long it will be until you start your radiation treatments, and how long your treatments will take. Information about side effects and support is also provided. A list of questions you may want to ask your health care team is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4008
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Diarrhea

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37392
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1007
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Diarrhea is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes why and when someone may have diarrhea and how to treat it. It includes details on diet changes that may be helpful.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diarrhea - prevention & control
Pelvic Neoplasms - complications
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Diarrhea--Treatment
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Self Care
Abstract
Diarrhea is a common side effect when radiation treatment is given to the pelvis. This pamphlet describes why and when someone may have diarrhea and how to treat it. It includes details on diet changes that may be helpful.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1007
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Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : external beam treatment for prostate cancer

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37395
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2024.
Pamphlet Number
4060
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This pamphlet explains why radiation therapy is used to treat prostate cancer, including how to get ready for your treatments, possible side effects, and questions you may want to ask your health care team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2024
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Prostatic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Prostate--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlet explains why radiation therapy is used to treat prostate cancer, including how to get ready for your treatments, possible side effects, and questions you may want to ask your health care team.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4060
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37416
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Hematologic Diseases - therapy
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Transplantation Conditioning
Subjects (LCSH)
Blood--Diseases--Treatment
Hematopoietic stem cells--Transplantation
Irradiation
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Certain blood cancers and blood disorders are treated with a stem cell transplant. Total Marrow Irradiation (TMI), like chemotherapy, is given to get your body ready for the stem cells. This pamphlet describes why TMI has been recommended, what will happen during treatment, possible side effects, supports available, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1670
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Treatment to the Abdomen

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37394
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1231
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Provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the abdomen, including what to expect, how to prepare, side effects, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdomen--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
Provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the abdomen, including what to expect, how to prepare, side effects, and suggested questions to ask your health care team.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1231
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Information for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy : Treatment to the Chest Area

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37399
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1241
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This pamphlets provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the chest area. Answers common questions like: what will happen during your treatment, how long are the treatments, and what are the possible side effects of radiation therapy.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Thoracic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Chest--Cancer--Radiotherapy
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Radiotherapy
Abstract
This pamphlets provides information for patients receiving radiation therapy to the chest area. Answers common questions like: what will happen during your treatment, how long are the treatments, and what are the possible side effects of radiation therapy.
Notes
Patient & family guide
Responsibility
prepared by Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
1241
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Information on vaginal dilators and lubricants following radiation therapy to the pelvis

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37454
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
4003
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This Nova Scotia resource provides some examples of dilators and lubricants that can be used for vaginal dilation after pelvic radiation. Please refer to the booklet “Use of Vaginal Dilators Following Radiation Therapy to the Pelvis” for more information. Examples of sets of dilators, individual dilators, and vaginal lubricants are given. Contact information for further questions is included.
Available Online
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pelvic Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Self Care
Vagina
Subjects (LCSH)
Pelvis--Cancer--Radiotherapy--Complications
Self-care, Health
Vagina
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This Nova Scotia resource provides some examples of dilators and lubricants that can be used for vaginal dilation after pelvic radiation. Please refer to the booklet “Use of Vaginal Dilators Following Radiation Therapy to the Pelvis” for more information. Examples of sets of dilators, individual dilators, and vaginal lubricants are given. Contact information for further questions is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Pamphlet Number
4003
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It's Never Too Late to Stop Tobacco Use

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37379
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
0065
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Identifies how tobacco use can effect cancer, cancer treatment, and other diseases. Lists available supports.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Self Care
Smoking Cessation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer--Patients
Self-care, Health
Smoking cessation
Specialty
Self Care
Abstract
Identifies how tobacco use can effect cancer, cancer treatment, and other diseases. Lists available supports.
Notes
Adapted from the “Quit smoking to get the best from your cancer treatment” pamphlet with permission from the University Health Network Patient and Caregiver Education Program.
Responsibility
approved by the Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
0065
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