Improving survivorship care in Australia
|The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre is working to help improve health outcomes for cancer survivors.|
Numbers of cancer survivors are increasing due to advances in early detection, treatment and population ageing. International research shows there is an important need to address issues faced by cancer survivors coping with life during and beyond acute treatment.
|The ACSC is advocating for and assisting the development of services, as well as promoting research, education and discussion within the health system to increase knowledge about cancer survivorship. In these ways we aim to promote coordinated, evidence-based care; improve collaboration between health professionals and within the health system; and promote survivor-focused solutions to barriers that exist within the health system.|
The ACSC is based at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) in East Melbourne, Victoria, and is funded by The Pratt Foundation and the Victorian Department of Health.
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|Have you been recently diagnosed with cancer? Visit Cancer Council Victoria >>|
|View survivorship support services and resources in Australia >>|
|Are you living with advanced cancer and need information about treatment and other issues? Visit Cancer Council Victoria >>|