16 episodes

Host Julie McCrossin asks experts the big questions about advanced cancer. Whether you are living long-term with advanced cancer, facing end-of-life, or caring for someone with advanced cancer — this podcast series has information and insights that can help you navigate through these challenging times.

The Thing About Advanced Cancer Cancer Council NSW

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Host Julie McCrossin asks experts the big questions about advanced cancer. Whether you are living long-term with advanced cancer, facing end-of-life, or caring for someone with advanced cancer — this podcast series has information and insights that can help you navigate through these challenging times.

    Self-care for Carers

    Self-care for Carers

    Everyone says that if you're caring for someone in their last months, you need to look after yourself, but how exactly do you do that? What are some practical day-to-day strategies? How can you manage feelings of guilt about self-care? What are your options if you need a break and how can you recognise the signs of burnout? Julie McCrossin discusses these questions and more with Professor Liz Lobb.

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    • 34 min
    Managing Relationships as the Carer

    Managing Relationships as the Carer

    Caring for someone with advanced cancer can affect every aspect of your life, including your relationships with family and friends. And as the carer, you’re often the one who needs to manage people’s reactions and work through any conflict that comes up – and that can take its toll on your emotional reserves. How can carers navigate this tricky territory and cope with all the shifting dynamics? Julie McCrossin tackles these issues with clinical psychologist Cath Adams.

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    • 31 min
    End-of-Life Care at Home

    End-of-Life Care at Home

    If you're a carer of someone who wants to die at home, you may be wondering what that would involve and how you would manage. What are the practical, emotional and social aspects to consider? Where can carers turn for support and how can a palliative care team help? Julie McCrossin talks with Dr Cynthia Parr about providing end-of-life care at home.

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    • 29 min
    Life After Loss

    Life After Loss

    Bereaved carers often feel very isolated after the death and may experience a wide range of emotions. How does grief change over time, and how can carers come to terms with their loss? Julie McCrossin talks about grief and loss with bereavement counsellor Nathan MacArthur.

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    • 33 min
    Coping with Grief

    Coping with Grief

    If someone you care about dies from cancer, the grief can be intense and long-lasting. So how can you tell if what you are feeling is normal and when should you think about seeking extra support? Julie McCrossin explores these questions with bereavement counsellor Nathan MacArthur.

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    • 30 min
    Introducing The Thing About Advanced Cancer

    Introducing The Thing About Advanced Cancer

    In The Thing About Advanced Cancer podcast, host Julie McCrossin joins experts to answer the big questions about advanced cancer.

    • 4 min

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