An extensive list of cancer types provided by The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. It includes statistics, overviews, treatment options, causes and prevention, and information on current trials.
Families and health care workers are often required to make medical decisions without knowing a patient's preferences. In order to address this, Barwon Health has implemented the Respecting Patient Choices® program.A key aim of the program is to identify patient wishes regarding their health care, particularly around end-of-life issues, and document these in an advance care plan.
eviQ Cancer Treatments Online is a point of care clinical information resource that provides health professionals with current evidence based, peer reviewed, best practice cancer treatment protocols and information. eviQ is designed to support a busy work flow in all clinical and geographical settings, allowing rural, remote and metropolitan health professionals, patients, carers and their families access to the same standard evidence based information.
Optimal Cancer Care Pathways have been developed to help people diagnosed with cancer receive the best possible care with versions developed for both cancer patients and health professionals to help identify specific steps along the patients journey and the recommended care at each point. Patients and their families or carers can use the consumer versions to better understand a complex health system and know what questions to ask of their health professional.
The Sanctuary Counselling Centre provides care and support for individuals and their families experiencing life-challenging illness or bereavement in the Geelong region. Many individuals and families tell us that The Sanctuary has helped them to thrive after illness and loss in ways they did not believe were possible initially. The Sanctuary is a place of hope, support and healing.
Strive 2 Thrive is a unique exercise and wellbeing program, servicing the cancer community in the Geelong region. Since beginning over four years ago, Strive 2 Thrive has made a huge difference to hundreds of participants through its free-of-charge exercise and wellbeing programs for cancer survivors. Fostering healthy lifestyle choices and an active lifestyle, these programs help participants to reduce the likelihood of a cancer recurrence.
For patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine and carcinoid cancer. Being diagnosed with cancer is a very scary and confronting experience. Being diagnosed with Neuroendocrine or Carcinoid cancer is even more confusing and daunting due to the lack of information and resources readily available. Therefore one of the main aims of the Unicorn Foundation is to provide support to patients by bringing them together in a relaxed yet informative environmentIs an Australian not for profit organisation that focuses on carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumours.
“We can” is an Australian supportive care website to help people affected by cancer find the information, resources and support services they may need following a diagnosis of cancer. The site provides easy access to the many resources, services and information developed by other organisations who specialise in cancer and community support.