Cancer Information and Support News for Health Professionals

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Clinical Consultation Skills Retreat

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Registrations are now open for the Clinical Consultation Skills Retreat to be held on 5-8 August at RACV Torquay Resort. Following the successful inaugural meeting in 2017, this annual retreat focuses on developing core skills to support person-centred care. Delivered in a format accepted internationally as the ‘gold standard’ in communication skills training, this program is open to multidisciplinary oncology clinicians.

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Raising awareness of supportive care in cancer

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Do you provide support and advice for people affected by cancer? The Cancer Nursing Research Group at the University of Melbourne, and the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services are carrying out a study to develop relevant and useful supportive care resources. The project is seeking the expertise and voice of clinicians involved in cancer care.

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Program profile: Cancer Support Groups

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Cancer Support Groups connect people and help them manage the challenges they may face when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. With 124 groups meeting locally across Victoria, find out how to connect your patients and how these community-based groups are recognised and supported by Cancer Council Victoria.

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Patient stories to assist participation in cancer clinical trials

Wednesday 23 May 2018

To raise awareness and support patients in their decision to pursue treatment on cancer clinical trials, Cancer Council Victoria has launched four patient experience videos. These may help normalise clinical trial participation for patients by looking into the lived experiences of others. Videos are available on the Victorian Cancer Trials Link website.

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March 2018

The latest statistics for cancer in Victoria released

Tuesday 13 March 2018

New cancer data has been released by the Victorian Cancer Registry as part of its publication Cancer in Victoria: Statistics and Trends 2016. The report reveals how lung cancer mortality rates have overtaken those of breast cancer, making it the current leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.

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Research profile: Increased awareness and use of Optimal Care Pathways by General Practices

Tuesday 13 March 2018

The Optimal Care Pathways (OCPs) have been developed to improve patient outcomes by facilitating consistent, safe, high quality and evidence-based care. Cancer Council Victoria have trialled a model of education outreach visits to GP practices in the North Western Melbourne region to support the adoption of the OCP recommendations into primary care.

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Program profile: Financial assistance program

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Thank you to those who participated in a quality review of the Financial Assistance Program last year. This has resulted in changes for use of the program and new guidelines being launched in January 2018. To find out how this may affect you, Sara Bunnett, Program Manager has created a reference guide of key changes.

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Changes to advance care directives

Tuesday 13 March 2018

NEWS: Victoria’s new Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 commenced this week on 12 March 2018. This will bring about some key changes to how medical decisions are made for people who do not have capacity to make their own decisions. The new legislation applies to all registered health practitioners and paramedics.

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