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Victorian Tumour Summits
Head & Neck Cancers 2018 Summit

will be held Friday 12 October 9am - 1pm
RACV City Club, 501 Bourke St Melbourne
September 2018 Newsletter
Victorian Cancer Plan 2016-2020
Victorians should receive timely, high-quality cancer treatment no matter where they live. Currently, there are unwarranted variations across Victoria in the timeliness, consistency and outcomes of cancer treatment.

The Optimal Care Pathways for cancer patients have been described for 15 major tumour types, and provide a template against which variations in care can be assessed and understood. To complement the Optimal Care Pathways, statewide tumour summits have been held...READ MORE

Mr Brian Hodgkins and Dr Geoff Chong
Colorectal Cancer 2018 Summit: where to from here?
On the 16th of March 2018 the second Colorectal Cancer Summit was held at the  RACV  club in Melbourne. There was encouraging attendance from across the state including all Integrated Cancer Services. There was also a good spread of disciplines of health practitioners.The goals of the second Summit were...READ MORE
A/Prof Brian Le
Evidence for early palliative care mounts
The existing care structures that make up ‘modern’ palliative care have their roots dating back to the 1950s, originating in the UK and North America. This development arose from recognition that despite advances in medical care, we perhaps had lost the ability for our health services and communities to provide optimal care for dying patients and their carers...READ MORE
Alan Peck: patient perspective
The biggest surprise

Hi, my name is Al Peck. I am 60 years old and I was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in September 2017. As mature adults, our lives usually consist of planning and discussing activities before actually doing them. This allows us to mentally prepare for anything...READ MORE
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is hosting events in Victoria, including a day out in Williamstown and national lottery. For a full list of events...READ MORE
We are pleased to announce the second Lung Cancer Summit will be held February 2019. Details will be provided in future editions of the Victorian Tumour Summits e-Newsletter.
Victorian Tumour Summits are an initiative of the Victorian Integrated Cancer Services delivered in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services - Cancer Strategy Development (DHHS - CSD) and Cancer Council Victoria - Clinical Network (CCV - CN).

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