Cancer Information and Support News for Health Professionals

Monday 29 April, 2019

 

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How we helped in 2018

Monday 29 April 2019

A cancer diagnosis changes lives and it is often difficult to find answers to concerns that arise. We aim to minimise the impact of cancer for Victorians through information and support for patients and families, and by working with others to improve cancer outcomes.

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Help save 84,000 lives in 20 years by increasing bowel cancer screening rates

Monday 29 April 2019

Cancer Council have launched a $10 million federal Government funded campaign to encourage eligible Australians to take the at-home bowel screening test and increase participation rates from the current average of 4 in 10. Health professionals play a vital role in raising awareness.

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Funding for low survival cancers research

Monday 29 April 2019

While five-year survival rates for cancers like breast cancer have improved to over 90% thanks to long-term research, there has been little improvement for low-survival cancers. To help change this, we are part of the Low Survival Cancers Alliance to advocate for more research funding.

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Are your information resources up to date?

Monday 29 April 2019

Resources produced by Cancer Council are revised on a regular schedule to keep content clinically relevant. You may have old editions on display in your health services. Find out how to check and maintain the latest editions of patient information.

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Clinical Consultation Skills Retreat 2019

Monday 29 April 2019

Retreat is designed for oncology and palliative care clinicians.

Early bird registrations close on Monday 13 May 2019.


Date : 20-23 October 2019
Venue: RACV Torquay Resort

Register now

December 2018

Supporting patients over the holiday season

Thursday 20 December 2018

With the holiday season fast approaching, your patients and their families may be concerned about how to manage festivities. We understand cancer doesn’t stop over the holidays and neither do we. Our nurses are available during December, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, excluding public holidays.

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Cancer information access across Victoria

Thursday 20 December 2018

Congratulations to Castlemaine Health, Kyabram District Hospital Service and Gateway Health who were awarded the Dry July grants to increase information access across Regional Victoria. Each site has identified a need in the community to improve the patient experience through information provision.

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Supportive care research

Thursday 20 December 2018

We undertake research and evaluation to reduce the impact of cancer. Our initiatives to improve the quality and access to supportive care were presented at national and international conferences throughout the year.

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