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Cancer care in the time of COVID-19: A conceptual framework for the management of cancer during a pandemic

This conceptual framework uses published data and guidance to explore system-wide approaches to cancer management during the COVID-19 pandemic. These approaches are in the context of various epidemiological scenarios of COVID-19 cases, across the cancer pathway from prevention and early detection through to survivorship and end-of-life care, and have been developed in accordance with the principles of the Optimal Care Pathways for people with cancer.

File name: cancer_care_in_the_time_of_...ancer_during_a_pandemic.pdf
File size: 1.21 MB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/cancer-care-time-covid-19-conceptual-framework-management-cancer-during-pandemic/pdf/cancer_care_in_the_time_of_covid-19_-_a_conceptual_framework_for_the_management_of_cancer_during_a_pandemic_0.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11971

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Shared follow-up care for women with low-risk endometrial cancer: A guide for General Practitioners (GP Guide)

This guide was developed to assist General Practitioners (GPs) in managing aspects of follow-up care and support for women following completion of active treatment for low-risk endometrial cancer. It provides a general guide to appropriate practice to be followed subject to the clinician’s judgement in each individual case.

File name: shared_follow-up_and_surviv...etrial_cancer.pdf
File size: 727.7 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/shared-follow-care-women-low-risk-endometrial-cancer-guide-general-practitioners-gp-guide/pdf/shared_follow-up_and_survivorship_care_low_risk_endometrial_cancer.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11956

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Evidence Report for Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals

This evidence report outlines the methodology undertaken to develop Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals (2020). It includes a summary of the evidence used to inform the recommendations in the guide for the appropriate investigation and referral of patients with symptoms or signs consistent with lung cancer.

This resource is an update of the 2012 publication Evidence Report relevant to the guide for investigating symptoms of lung cancer.

 

 

File name: evidence_report_for_investi...ll_health_professionals.pdf
File size: 1.74 MB
Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/evidence-report-investigating-symptoms-lung-cancer-guide-all-health-professionals/pdf/evidence_report_for_investigating_symptoms_of_lung_cancer_a_guide_for_all_health_professionals_0.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11936

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Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals

The guide assists health professionals in the identification and appropriate investigation of symptoms and signs of lung cancer, and supports the timely referral of patients into the multidisciplinary diagnostic pathway. This resource is an update of the 2012 publication Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for GPs.

An accompanying Evidence Report for the guide is available.

 

 

File name: ilc_investigating_symptoms_of_lung_cancer_gp.pdf
File size: 409.33 KB
Cancer Type: Lung cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/investigating-symptoms-lung-cancer-guide-all-health-professionals/pdf/ilc_investigating_symptoms_of_lung_cancer_gp.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11931

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Roles and responsibilities of the shared follow-up and survivorship care team

This resource outlines the roles and responsibilities of the specialist and GP, and their respective teams, in delivering shared follow-up and survivorship care for patients with early breast cancer and DCIS.

File name: roles_and_responsibilities_...am.pdf
File size: 192.89 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/roles-and-responsibilities-shared-follow-and-survivorship-care-team/pdf/roles_and_responsibilities_of_the_shared_follow-up_and_survivorship_care_team.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11921

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Shared follow-up and survivorship care - Information for Health Professionals

This resource provides information for health professionals to support delivery of best practice follow-up and survivorship care for patients with early breast cancer or DCIS.

File name: shared_follow-up_and_surviv...f
File size: 270.03 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/shared-follow-and-survivorship-care-team-information-health-professionals/pdf/shared_follow-up_and_survivorship_care_team_-_information_for_health_professionals.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11916

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Position Statement on the use of fine needle aspiration (FNA) and core biopsy of the breast in the BreastScreen Australia program

Cancer Australia develops position statements using the best available evidence to provide national leadership and direction on issues with an impact on cancer, which are of clinical significance, emerging in cancer control, or of significant community interest.

File name: position_statement_on_the_u...creen_australia_program.pdf
File size: 421.64 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/position-statement-use-fine-needle-aspiration-fna-and-core-biopsy-breast-breastscreen-australia/pdf/position_statement_on_the_use_of_fna_and_core_biopsy_of_the_breast_in_the_breastscreen_australia_program.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11801

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High level review of evidence and guidelines to inform the Position Statement on the use of fine needle aspiration (FNA) and core biopsy of the breast in the BreastScreen Australia program

The use of biopsy techniques for the assessment of mammographic screening-detected lesions varies across the BreastScreen Australia program. In this context, there is uncertainty about the appropriate use and limitations of non-excisional biopsy techniques. Accurate biopsy information is essential to the BreastScreen Australia Program, as women with screen-detected lesions and their health professionals make decisions on their management options using this information.

File name: high_level_review_of_eviden...atement_fna_core_biopsy.pdf
File size: 1.53 MB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/high-level-review-evidence-and-guidelines-inform-position-statement-use-fine-needle-aspiration-fna/pdf/high_level_review_of_evidence_and_guidelines_to_inform_position_statement_fna_core_biopsy.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11796

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Gynaecological cancers fact sheet

An overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

File name: 2020_gync_gynae_cancer_factsheet-vie.pdf
File size: 308.84 KB
Cancer Type: Cervical cancer | Gynaecological cancers
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/gynaecological-cancers-fact-sheet/pdf/2020_gync_gynae_cancer_factsheet-vie.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11786

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Gynaecological cancers fact sheet

An overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

File name: 2020_gync_gynae_cancer_factsheet-tgl.pdf
File size: 266 KB
Cancer Type: Cervical cancer | Gynaecological cancers
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Year: 2020
Document Status: Current

This resource has been developed, reviewed or revised within the last 5 years.

https://canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/gynaecological-cancers-fact-sheet/pdf/2020_gync_gynae_cancer_factsheet-tgl.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=11776

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