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Cancer Australia provides access to a wide range of cancer resources on our Publications and resources library, including consumer information, clinical guidance, data reports, fact sheets and more.

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Report on the Lung Cancer Screening enquiry

The report on the Lung Cancer Screening enquiry outlines the findings of the enquiry, including the national and international evidence on lung cancer screening, the best design for a screening program within the Australian health policy context and the mechanics of how a lung cancer screening program could be effectively delivered in Australia.
Publication Audience
Cancer Australia reports and plans
Cancer Type
Lung cancer
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: Lung and prostate cancers

This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) data for the months January 2020 to June 2020 to understand where changes in the number of cancer-related services have occurred, and the types of services affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. These analyses focus on changes in cancer-related diagnostic and treatment procedures for lung and prostate cancers.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
All Cancer Types
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Information for women on shared follow-up and survivorship care for early breast cancer

This information is for women who have been treated for early breast cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and their carers. It provides information about shared follow-up and survivorship care, including the benefits of shared care and who is involved.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
Breast cancer
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Cancer Australia Annual Report 2019-20

Cancer Australia's Annual Report for the 2019-2020 reporting period
Publication Audience
Cancer Australia reports and plans
Cancer Type
All Cancer Types
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Guidance for the management of early breast cancer: Recommendations and practice points

This document contains the 200 recommendations and practice points that comprise the Guidance for the management of early breast cancer. The Guidance has been developed as an essential resource for health professionals involved in the management of women and men with breast cancer. It updates and replaces in full or in part Cancer Australia’s 2001 Clinical Practice Gguidelines for the management of breast cancer in women and various subsequent topic-specific updates. This Guidance has been developed to meet the need for comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based guidance that encompasses management of early breast cancer from the point of diagnosis. The Guidance is also presented in a user-friendly, accessible format on a Cancer Australia featured site at www.guidancebreastcancer.gov.au.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
Breast cancer
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Guidance for the management of early breast cancer: Methods

This reportdescribes the approach taken to develop the Guidance for the Managment of the early breast cancer.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
Breast cancer
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for cancer care

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted unprecedented changes in cancer care across the cancer care pathway and in many parts of the oncology sector. This report describes elements of cancer care which have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic; the impacts of these changes; and targeted strategies (at the system-level, service-level, practitioner-level, and patient-level) to retain, enhance, and embed high-value changes into practice. These targeted strategies are provided to prompt considerations and future approaches to support high-value cancer care in the recovery phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
All Cancer Types
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Review of the impact of COVID-19 on medical services and procedures in Australia utilising MBS data: Skin, breast and colorectal cancers, and telehealth services

This report provides findings from an analysis of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for the months January 2020 to June 2020 to understand where changes in the number of cancer-related services have occurred, and the types of services affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. The current analyses focus on changes in cancer-related diagnostic and treatment procedures for skin, breast and colorectal cancers, and selected professional attendances using MBS item numbers including the new telehealth services made available during the pandemic.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
All Cancer Types
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Shared follow-up and survivorship care for women with low-risk endometrial cancer: summary of evidence

The summary of evidence outlines the evidence base that supports and informs Cancer Australia’s Shared follow-up and survivorship care model for women with low-risk endometrial cancer. The purpose is to provide the context, evidence base and, where applicable, the consensus base for Cancer Australia’s shared follow-up care model and resources. The primary audience is health professionals and other stakeholders involved in the uptake and implementation of a shared model of follow-up care for women with low-risk endometrial cancer.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
Endometrial cancer
Available formats
PDF, DOCX

Guide to implementing the Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer

The guide assists health professionals in the delivery of culturally safe and responsive cancer care.
Publication Audience
Resources for health professionals
Cancer Type
All Cancer Types
Available formats
PDF, DOCX