Cancer Information and Support News for Health Professionals

Thursday 20 December, 2018

 

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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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A breakthrough in cancer studies new in 2019

Thursday 20 December 2018

Australia’s first cancer-specific, multidisciplinary, flexible wholly online Cancer Sciences program, developed by experts from the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the University of Melbourne is open for enrolment. The graduate program will tap into some of the best minds working in cancer prevention and care today.

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Season's Greetings

Thursday 20 December 2018

Thank you for your involvement with Cancer Council and for what we have been able to achieve together to reduce the impact of cancer across Victoria. Wishing you all the best for the remainder of the year and look forward to our continued work together in 2019.

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New leadership team at Cancer Council Victoria

Thursday 18 October 2018

We take this opportunity to thank our external stakeholders who participated in a collaborative and consultative review of the Strategy and Support Division. This review informed the establishment of a new senior leadership team strengthening our divisional capacity to minimise the impact of cancer.

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New edition: Overcoming Cancer Pain

Thursday 18 October 2018

Dr Tim Hucker, lead reviewer of the latest edition of Overcoming Cancer Pain booklet, and one of Victoria's leading pain specialists, speaks to us about current themes in cancer pain management.

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Styling headwear with confidence

Thursday 18 October 2018

Do you have patients experiencing cancer-related hair loss? Our new suite of tutorial videos is available to help people choose and style headwear with confidence. Videos include tips from experts Dr. Susan Carland and Dianne Haynes on wearing and styling a headscarf or wig.

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What to Expect guides - available now to order

Thursday 18 October 2018

What to expect guides are available to help patients understand what should happen from diagnosis to treatment, including information on living with cancer. Created for 19 cancer types covering all stages of cancer care, these guides are now available to order.

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