Radiotherapy in childhood cancer: An introduction for nurses
Cancer Council and the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS) have launched a free online course for paediatric oncology nurses.
This 30 minute, interactive course provides nurses with a greater understanding of what children may experience with radiotherapy including the procedures, indicators for treatment and acute side effects.
Professional development points awarded.
People with cancer have higher rates of mental illness: that’s why Cancer Council Victoria made a submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health
Cancer Council is working to reduce the cost of cancer for Victorians. If you know someone that has been adversely affected, please encourage them to join our advoacy work to help others.
A global clinical trial led in Europe and Australia by Colebatch Fellowship recipient, Prof Kelly-Anne Phillips, has identified a treatment that helps prevent early onset of menopause in young women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Research linking some breast implants to a rare cancer, and the subsequent world-wide recall, has caused confusion at an already difficult time for people with breast cancer.