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Position Statement on genetic testing in women diagnosed with ovarian cancer - Technical Report 2017

The purpose of this Position Statement is to provide information and recommendations on genetic testing for women diagnosed with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, based on available evidence and on consensus.

File name: position_statement_on_genet...rian_ca.pdf
File size: 691.13 KB
Cancer Type: Ovarian cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2017
Document Status: Current

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

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/position-statement-genetic-testing-women-diagnosed-ovarian-cancer-technical-report-2017/pdf/position_statement_on_genetic_testing_in_women_diagnosed_with_ovarian_ca.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=5651

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Summary of the development process and methodology for the investigation of a new breast symptom: a guide for General Practitioners

This summary documents the background and summary of approach to the development to the guide. It also contains information about the methodology used to develop the guide.

File name: inbsr_-_the_guide_-_a_summary_report.pdf
File size: 584.82 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2017
Document Status: Current

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

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/summary-development-process-and-methodology-investigation-new-breast-symptom-gp-card/pdf/inbsr_-_the_guide_-_a_summary_report.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=5521

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Principles of Cancer Survivorship

A national framework to guide policy, planning and health system responses to cancer survivorship.

File name: pocs_-_principles_of_cancer_survivorship.pdf
File size: 329.88 KB
Cancer Type: All Cancer Types
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Year: 2017
Document Status: Current

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

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/principles-cancer-survivorship/pdf/pocs_-_principles_of_cancer_survivorship.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=5341

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Influencing best practice in breast cancer

Cancer Australia, the Government’s national cancer control agency, 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.

In line with Cancer Australia’s Strategic Plan 2014-2019, the Cancer Australia Statement – Influencing best practice in breast cancer has been developed to improve cancer outcomes and inform effective and sustainable cancer care.

File name: statement_influencing-best-practice-in-breast-cancer.pdf
File size: 364.7 KB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

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

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/influencing-best-practice-breast-cancer/pdf/statement_influencing-best-practice-in-breast-cancer.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4566

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National Framework for Gynaecological Cancer Control

The National Framework for Gynaecological Cancer Control identifies priority areas for action across the gynaecological cancer control continuum, including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, supportive and palliative care, and research.

File name: 2016_gcnf_gynae_framework.pdf
File size: 1.59 MB
Cancer Type: Cervical cancer | Endometrial cancer | Fallopian Tube cancer | Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)
Publication Audience: People affected by cancer, and their family and friends | Resources for health professionals
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current

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

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/national-framework-gynaecological-cancer-control/pdf/2016_gcnf_gynae_framework.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4382

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Women's Business Workshop - Community Education Resource

This community education resource has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to conduct a Women’s Business Workshop. The workshop promotes the importance of awareness and early detection of breast and gynaecological cancers.

Note: The National Cervical Cancer Screening Program has changed. From 1 December 2017, the two yearly Pap test has been replaced with a new five-yearly Cervical Screening Test. To learn more about the Cervical Screening Test, see information on the National Cervical Screening Program website.

File name: 2016_atsi_wbat.pdf
File size: 6.15 MB
Cancer Type: Breast cancer | Cervical cancer
Publication Audience: Resources for health professionals
Year: 2016
Document Status: Current - with amendments

This resource has been published with minor amendments.

https://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/system/tdf/publications/womens-business-workshop-community-education-resource/pdf/2016_atsi_wbat_0.pdf?file=1&type=node&id=4359

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