Cancer Information and Support News for Health Professionals

Tuesday 25 August, 2020

 

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August 2020

Understanding Cancer resources in other languages

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Three fact sheets – “What Is Cancer?”, “Coping with Cancer Fatigue” and “Caring for Someone with Cancer” – are now available to download in bilingual versions in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Hindi, Italian, Tamil, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

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Understanding Cancer resources – latest editions

Tuesday 25 August 2020

New editions now available: Understanding Cervical Cancer and Understanding Stomach and Oesophageal Cancers. Understanding Secondary Bone Cancer –  an online fact sheet (available to download, not otherwise in hard copy)

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July 2020

John Colebatch, cancer research pioneer

Wednesday 1 July 2020

John Colebatch (1909–2005) was the pioneer of paediatric chemotherapy in Australia. Thanks in part to his work, most children now survive cancer.  Read this fascinating account of his life by Tim Colebatch, John’s youngest son and former editor and columnist with The Age

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Funding boost for immunotherapy research

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Associate Professor Shankar Siva, radiation oncologist and scientist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has been awarded the $1.5 million Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship to investigate the use of a high-precision technique to “kickstart” patients’ immune response.

 

 

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Feedback sought for Optimal Care Pathways

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Endorsed by the National Cancer Expert Reference Group, the Optimal Care Pathways guide the delivery of consistent, safe, high-quality and evidence-based care for people with cancer. We’re seeking expert reviewers as the updating process gets underway.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Roberts, Sandy Anderson and Professor Ingrid Winship, who have been awarded honours this year: all have been involved with Cancer Council Victoria, improving outcomes for those affected by cancer.

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Win for Australia’s plain packaging laws

Wednesday 1 July 2020

The World Trade Organization Appellate Body has just ruled that plain packaging does not violate international trade or intellectual property laws, after nearly a decade of legal challenges.

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