Optimal Care Pathways
The optimal cancer care pathways (OCPs), formerly known as Patient Management Frameworks, describe the optimal cancer care for specific tumour types. They map the patient journey, aiming to foster an understanding of the whole pathway and its distinct components to promote quality cancer care and patient experiences.
The documents identify specific steps, or critical points along the care pathway and the recommended care at each point.
The Victorian Department of Health has commissioned the Cancer Council Victoria to conduct a review of the Optimal Care Pathways. These will be adopted nationally.
Optimal Care Pathways:
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Head & neck cancer
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- High grade glioma
- Hodgkin & diffuse large B-cell lymphomas
- Lung cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
- Prostate cancer
For more information, visit: www.cancer.org.au/ocp
Last Modified: Thursday, 17 March 2016