Follow-up care is essential following completion of active treatment for cancer to check whether the cancer has returned, discuss physical and emotional health, and monitor and manage any risk factors and side effects of treatment. Shared cancer follow-up care involves the joint participation of specialists and GPs in the planned delivery of follow-up and survivorship care for patients.
Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia aims to reduce the impact of cancer, address disparities and improve outcomes for people affected by cancer by leading and coordinating national, evidence-based interventions across the continuum of care.
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