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CancerCancerCancerCEnglishOncologyTeen (13-18 years)NANANATeen (13-18 years)NA2019-09-03T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>This learning hub will help you prepare for what to expect during cancer diagnosis and treatment. You will also learn about some of the challenges you might face during treatment, and what you can expect when treatment is complete.</p><p>This learning hub will help you prepare for what to expect during cancer diagnosis and treatment. You will also learn about some of the challenges you might face during treatment, and what you can expect when treatment is complete.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">About cancer</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Have you ever asked yourself why you have cancer or how cancer works? It's important ot remember that cancer is not your fault and happens entirely by chance. In this section you will learn about different types of cancer, what causes cancer in young people, and the differences between healthy cells and cancer cells.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3414&language=English">What is cancer?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3415&language=English">What causes cancer?</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Types of cancer in young people</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3416&language=English">Types of cancer in young people</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3417&language=English">Brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3419&language=English">Gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3418&language=English">Astrocytomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3420&language=English">Leukemia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3421&language=English">Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3422&language=English">Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3423&language=English">Lymphoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3424&language=English">Hodgkin lymphoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3425&language=English">Non-Hodgkin lymphoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3426&language=English">Bone cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3427&language=English">Soft-tissue tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3428&language=English">Malignant melanoma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3429&language=English">Germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3430&language=English">Thyroid cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3431&language=English">Other types of cancer</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3432&language=English">How will my cancer affect me now?</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosing cancer</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;">Cancer diagnosis can be a long process. Learn more about the process doctors use to diagnose cancer, the different tests you might have during diagnosis and treatment, and ways to help you cope whne you find out you have cancer. <p></p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3436&language=English">Diagnosing cancer</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Diagnostic tests</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3437&language=English">Diagnostic tests</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3809&language=English">Cancer tests and anaesthetic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3438&language=English">Blood tests</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3442&language=English">Scans</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3443&language=English">X-rays</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3444&language=English">CT scans</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3445&language=English">Ultrasound</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3446&language=English">MRIs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3447&language=English">PET scans</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3448&language=English">Bone scans</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3440&language=English">Biopsies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3441&language=English">Bone marrow tests</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3439&language=English">Lumbar punctures</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3449&language=English">Coping with a cancer diagnosis</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Tests during cancer treatment</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3450&language=English">Tests during cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3451&language=English">Kidneys: Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) test</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3452&language=English">Heart tests and cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3453&language=English">Lung tests and cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3454&language=English">Hearing tests and cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3455&language=English">Dental check up and cancer treatment</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Cancer medications</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>It is important to know about cancer medications and how they will affect your body and your life. Find out how cancer medications work, how they are taken, what the possible side effects are, and how to cope with going to school and travelling while on chemotherapy.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Chemotherapy</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3458&language=English">Chemotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3459&language=English">How does chemotherapy work?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3460&language=English">Chemotherapy as an outpatient</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3461&language=English">Receiving cancer medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3462&language=English">Managing medications at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3463&language=English">Side effects of cancer medications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3464&language=English">Medication interactions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3465&language=English">School and chemotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3466&language=English">Travel and chemotherapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3467&language=English">Other issues related to chemotherapy</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Cancer treatments and support therapies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>In addition to chemotherapy and medications, there are many different treatments for cancer. Learn about consent, the different types of treatments and therapies for cancer, and the side effects you may experience with each one.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3829&language=English">Treatments and support therapies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3470&language=English">Consent</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Radiation therapy</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3471&language=English">Radiation therapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3828&language=English">Special considerations for radiation therapy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3472&language=English">Types of radiation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3473&language=English">Side effects of radiation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3474&language=English">Cognitive side effects of radiation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3475&language=English">Fertility and radiation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3476&language=English">Skin changes and radiation</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Surgery and cancer</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3477&language=English">Surgery and cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3478&language=English">Types of cancer surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3479&language=English">Limb sparing, rotationplasty and amputation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3480&language=English">Post-operative symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3481&language=English">Managing pain after surgery</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3482&language=English">Bone marrow transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3483&language=English">Complementary and alternative therapies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">The health-care team</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>You will see many different health-care professionals throughout your cancer treatment. This section will help you understand the role each person plays in your health care and how they can help you.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3485&language=English">The health-care team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3486&language=English">Doctor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3487&language=English">Nurse</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3488&language=English">Nurse practitioner</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3489&language=English">Pharmacist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3490&language=English">Dietitian</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3491&language=English">Social worker</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3492&language=English">Child life specialist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3493&language=English">Physiotherapist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3494&language=English">Occupational therapist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3495&language=English">Psychologist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3496&language=English">Psychiatrist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3497&language=English">Speech-language pathologist</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3498&language=English">School teacher</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3499&language=English">Accessing cancer information online</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Communication and cancer</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Many teens find communication to be a challenge, especially when going through something as big as cancer. Discover how you can become a better communicator, and improve communication with your health-care team, friends, family and others.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3502&language=English">Communication and cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3503&language=English">Becoming a better communicator</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3504&language=English">Talking with your health-care team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3505&language=English">Making the most of your clinic visit</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3506&language=English">Taking part in decisions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3507&language=English">Talking to your parents about cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3508&language=English">Talking to your friends about cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3509&language=English">Maintaining relationships during cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3510&language=English">Keeping in contact with school</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3511&language=English">Talking to your employer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3512&language=English">Communicating online</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Managing your symptoms</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Cancer and its treatments can take a toll on your body and cause a range of symptoms. Learn how to cope with the various symptoms and treatment side effects you may experience.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3514&language=English">Managing your symptoms</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3515&language=English">Cancer-related fatigue</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3517&language=English">Nausea and vomiting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3518&language=English">Pain and cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3519&language=English">Loss of appetite</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3520&language=English">Diarrhea related to cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3521&language=English">Sleep problems and cancer</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3516&language=English">Managing other cancer-related symptoms</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Managing stress and emotions</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Stress, worry and anxiety are normal emotions that you may experience throughout cancer treatment. Luckily there are ways to manage them. Find out how to manage stress and anxiety and deal with changes to your self-image.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3537&language=English">Coping with a life-threatening illness</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3524&language=English">Cancer and emotions</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Managing stress and anxiety</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3525&language=English">Stress and anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3526&language=English">What causes stress and anxiety?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3527&language=English">Recognizing stress and anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3528&language=English">Coping with stress and anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3529&language=English">Stress and thinking</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3530&language=English">Changing unhelpful thoughts</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Coping with physical changes</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3531&language=English">Feeling good about your self</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3532&language=English">Self-image</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3533&language=English">Hair loss</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3534&language=English">Central lines</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3535&language=English">Skin problems</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3536&language=English">After limb surgery</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Relaxation and distraction</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Relaxation and distraction techniques can help you prepare for stressful events and cope with difficult tests, treatments and procedures. Learn how you can use these techniques throughout your cancer treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Relaxation</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3540&language=English">Relaxation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3541&language=English">Belly breathing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2586&language=English">Relaxation with tension</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2587&language=English">Relaxation without tension</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2588&language=English">Mini-relaxation</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Distraction</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3546&language=English">Distraction</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3547&language=English">Attention focusing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3548&language=English">Imagery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3549&language=English">Mental games</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3550&language=English">Distracting activities</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3545&language=English">Behaviour rehearsal</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3551&language=English">Meditation</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Self-monitoring and supports</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>In this section, find out how to stick to your treatment plan, why and how to self-monitor for symptoms and side effects when on treatment, and the importance of self-monitoring for late effects when treatment is finished.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>On treatment</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3555&language=English">Your treatment plan</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3556&language=English">Regular appointments</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3557&language=English">Self-monitoring: Recognizing symptoms and side effects</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3812&language=English">The Pain Squad smartphone app</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Off treatment</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3559&language=English">Adjusting to life off treatment </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3560&language=English">Self-monitoring after cancer treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3561&language=English">Late effects</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3562&language=English">How do I self-monitor for late effects?</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3563&language=English">Resources and support groups</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your lifestyle</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p> You can’t always control your cancer, but you can control the choices you make in your everyday life. This section covers many different ways to help you develop healthy lifestyle behaviours in the areas of nutrition, sexuality, exercise, and mental health.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3566&language=English">Cancer and your lifestyle</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Physical activity</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3567&language=English">Staying active</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3568&language=English">Yoga and cancer</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Nutrition</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3569&language=English">Maintaining a healthy weight</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3570&language=English">Eating well for health</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Sexuality</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3571&language=English">Sexuality and cancer (ages 12 and 13)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3572&language=English">Sexuality and cancer (ages 14 and up)</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3573&language=English">Cancer and depression</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3574&language=English">Drinking and drugs</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3575&language=English">Smoking and vaping</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3576&language=English">Sun exposure</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">After cancer</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Making the transition to adult health care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3579&language=English">Transitioning to adult health care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3580&language=English">What is an adult care centre like?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3581&language=English">Your three-sentence health summary</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3582&language=English">Monitoring in the future</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Higher education</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3583&language=English">Moving on: Higher education</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3584&language=English">Accessibility and support in higher education</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Employment</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3585&language=English">Moving on: Working</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3586&language=English">Accessibility and support when working</a></li></ol></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3587&language=English">Managing your finances</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Current research</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a 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