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. The framework is intended as a useful resource for cancer organisations, health professionals, medical colleges and policy-makers.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has challenged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to match Labor's 2019 election pledge to cut out-of-pocket costs for cancer patients. But Mr Morrison claims cancer treatment for public hospital patients is already free.
The summary provides information on the extent of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the risk factors that contribute to cancer and strategies in place to reduce its impact on individuals and communities.
276506 | Shaping the Future: Indigenous people and cancer roundtable, 11-12 September 2018, Sydney, Australia,
The Shaping the Future: Indigenous People and Cancer 2018 Roundtable provided an opportunity to consider current issues and trends and envisage a future that best supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by cancer.
The New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-2020 provides a pathway to improve cancer outcomes for all New Zealanders. On 1 December 2019, the government launched the Cancer Control Agency to lead the implementation of this plan.
This strategy document provides high level direction to guide the optimal delivery of cancer control and research to meet the needs of Western Australians impacted by cancer. The plan supports cancer control and research organisations to embrace innovation and change, be outward looking and fit...
This report aims to explore the multifaceted cost of cancer and documents the impact it has upon all the lives it touches – patients, survivors, carers and family members.
Nanotechnology is a broad term used in science to describe anything that is less than 100 nanometers in size. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. Nanotechnology is being used in all areas of science, including medicine. Some of the ways in which tiny, molecular...
This is the first report to monitor the National Cervical Screening Program since it introduced 5-yearly HPV tests in 2017. In 2018, among women aged 25–74, 1,795,395 had an HPV test, and 9% of all screening HPV tests performed were positive for HPV types that...
Most New Zealanders will be impacted by cancer in their lifetime – either directly, or through friends or family members affected by cancer. This plan sets NZ on a path to better cancer prevention, treatment and care over the next 10 years, so that New...