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Health professionals

Cancer Council Australia aims to support health professionals working in the field of cancer control.

Included in this section are a series of easy-to-read factsheets to help GPs and other health professionals advise their patients about cancer prevention, screening and diagnosis.

A directory of primary care resources has also been developed. The directory provides a single point of access to state, territory and national cancer resources.

The oncology education section is designed to assist medical students, doctors and other health professionals involved in the manangement of patients with cancer.

Also included in this section is information about current fellowships available, as well as the latest conferences and events of interest to health professionals.

Additional information for health professionals can be found on the website of our affiliated clinical partner, the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, the peak national body representing health professionals working in cancer. 

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Clinical practice guidelines

Access the clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of cancer.
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Clinical Guidelines Network

CGN produces the evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
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Cancer Councils are the leading independent funders of cancer research in Australia. Find out more here.
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Optimal cancer care pathways

Optimal cancer care pathways outline the best cancer care for specific tumour types.
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Cancer Directory

Access cancers resources in 40 non-English languages with the Cancer Directory.
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Patient fact sheets

These fact sheets will help answer the basic questions asked by your patients.
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Primary care resources

We have compiled a directory of cancer resources to support GPs and other health professionals.
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Cancer Forum

Cancer Forum is Australia's leading journal for multidisciplinary health professionals working in cancer.
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Online learning

Online modules designed to keep health professionals up-to-date on cancer research and education.
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Find out what fellowship training programs are available in cancer research.
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Events and conferences

Here is a calendar list of cancer related events and conferences to be held in Australia and New Zealand.
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kNOw cancer risks at work

Industry experts, OH&S professionals and academics gathered in Sydney in May 2015, for the "KNOW your cancer risks at work" forum, hosted by Cancer Council Australia.
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This page was last updated on: Monday, March 18, 2019

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