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. This analyses focuses...
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...
This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators.
Engaging with Indigenous Australian communities for a human papilloma virus and oropharyngeal cancer project; use of the CONSIDER statement
This paper outlines the engagement, consultation and recruitment strategies for a study involving investigation of HPV and OPSCC among Indigenous South Australians.
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.
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...