Cancer Information and Support News for Health Professionals

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

 

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Clinical Consultation Skills Education Retreat

Monday 14 August 2017
Registrations are now open for the Clinical Consultation Skills Education Retreat. Cancer Council Victoria and Deakin University’s Centre for Organisational Change in Person-Centred Healthcare are partnering to deliver this state-of-the-art event at the luxury RACV resort, Torquay, 9-11 October 2017. Accepted internationally as the ‘gold standard’ in communication skills training, this evidence-based program is open to oncology clinicians. Read more

Research Profile: Implementing Pathways for Cancer Early Diagnosis project

Monday 14 August 2017
The Optimal Care Pathways have been developed to improve patient outcomes by facilitating consistent, safe, high quality and evidence-based care. The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services are leading a state-wide approach for the implementation and adoption of the Optimal Care Pathways into the acute and primary care settings. Read more

Behind the scenes with Jeanne Potts, 13 11 20 Nurse

Monday 14 August 2017
Cancer Council Victoria is currently piloting a model of education and support for General Practices to enhance Optimal Care Pathway recommendations into primary care. This project involves onsite visits facilitated by our 13 11 20 nurses. Hear from Jeanne Potts on her role in the project and benefits to General Practices involved. Read more

eLearning: Survivorship and late complications of childhood and adolescent cancer

Monday 14 August 2017
The Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service has developed a series of eight eLearning modules for health professionals, covering a range of topics related to survivorship and late complications of childhood cancer. The modules are intended to support health professionals in the community, as survivor’s transition from tertiary services back to their general practitioner or community service. Read more

Invitation: Participate in Consultation Meetings

Monday 14 August 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services has commissioned Professor Mei Krishnasamy, Chair in Cancer Nursing, University of Melbourne, to revise and refresh supportive care cancer resources and training materials. Part of the project involves seeking the collective expertise of consumers, clinicians, advocacy groups, integrated cancer services and reform policy makers. Read more

Victorian Cancer Trials Link relaunches improved website

Wednesday 14 June 2017
Clinical trials are a gold standard treatment option, yet many people find the decision to participate a challenging one. Of those newly diagnosed with cancer in Victoria, only 6% are recruited into clinical trials. To increase patient access to and information about clinical trials, Cancer Council Victoria has recently improved the Victorian Cancer Trials Link website. Read more

Introducing Trial Connect: A peer support program

Wednesday 14 June 2017
To assist people in their decision making around clinical trial participation, Cancer Information and Support Service is introducing a new pilot program, Trial Connect. Based on the successful Cancer Connect model, Trial Connect provides patients the opportunity to talk with a trained volunteer who ‘has been there before’. Read more

Moderate drinking increases risk of breast cancer recurrence

Wednesday 14 June 2017
Drinking as little as six grams of alcohol a day – less than one standard drink – has been shown to be associated with a modest increase in risk for women who have had breast cancer, particularly post-menopausal women. These findings from a recent systematic review are the first step in a larger body of work aiming to improve health messaging for people affected by cancer. Read more
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