Useful Resources

General Cancer info and support

Cancer Council Australia

Cancer Australia 
13 Cancer clinical trials groups supported by Cancer Australia (lung, breast, gynaecological, gastrointestinal … primary care, … psycho-oncology, …. supportive care, ….) 

Macmillan (UK cancer charity)

Oncology Nurse Advisor enews


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Cancer Care Pathways

Optimal Care Pathways – by cancer type, for clinicians, for GPs, for patients

Routes from Diagnosis  (Macmillan UK) -analyses of cancer journeys, survivorship outcomes, for breast, lung, prostate and brain cancers. 

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Radiation Oncology

Targeting Cancer  – treatment by cancer type, video stories, information, explanations

Proton therapy webinars/podcasts  – the incredible Julie McCrossin presents a series of engaging and informative webinars, skillfully combining personal, clinical, scientific, health service perspectives. Learn something new every time. 
Proton Therapy: Part 1, Proton Therapy: Part 2,
Children, Adolescents & Young Adults,
Thursday 10 June 2021 – First Nations’ People. Register for the webinars (posted 21 may 2021)

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Exercise and Cancer

Exercise and Cancer eBook (Exercise and Sports Science Australia ESSA, 2019)

Exercise in Cancer Care (2020) Clinical Oncology Society Australia COSA

Move More – your guide to becoming more active. Macmillan Cancer Support UK

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Work after Cancer

Work after Cancer – website of resources for Cancer patients, families, carers as well as health professionals and employers and work colleagues.

Returning to work or study – Leukaemia Foundation

Cancer and Work  Canadian website of resources for Cancer patients, families, carers as well as health professionals and employers and work colleagues.

Canadian Cancer Society Work and Cancer info sheet.

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Clinical Trials

Australian Cancer Trials

ClinTrialRefer (Australia)

Australian Clinical Trials  (not just cancer trials) – trials all around the world

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Cancer Statistics

Cancer in Australia statistics (Cancer Australia)
-top 5 incidence: breast, prostate, melanoma, colorectal, lung
-top 5 deaths: lung, colorectal, pancreatic, prostate, breast

Cancer in Australia‘ reports (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare AIHW)

Binational Colorectal Cancer Audit Report (annual Surgical audit – Aust & NZ)
Australian Atlas of HealthCare Variations 2021 (Aust Commission on Safety & Quality in HealthCare)

Cancer snapshots & other reports (AIHW)
Cancer Screening in Australia reports (AIHW)
Cancer data in Australia (8Jun2021, AIHW)

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Consumer Engagement

Consumer Engagement Toolkit  (Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre) 

National Framework for Consumer Involvement in Cancer Control (Cancer Australia)

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