Resources and tools

ACSC supports primary, hospital and community based health professionals to deliver optimal survivorship care through a range of fact sheets, online resources and tools.

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The ACSC fact sheets can be ordered using this resource order form.

Fact sheets

Topic specific fact sheets to guide health professionals.

Tumour specific fact sheets for health professionals

Companion resources for cancer survivors are also available.

We also recommend: 


Describing the role of primary care in cancer survivorship:

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APNA webinar: Cancer and it's care: for primary health care nurses. The aim of this webinar is to increase primary health care nurses' knowledge about cancer and it's care, including understanding strategies to support patients' post-treatment. Access the recorded webinar, register your details under Register Today, enter your email address in the login bar, then select Join. 

Tools is an online tool that can be used to create a survivorship care plan after treatment for early-stage breast, prostate or bowel cancer. The website is quick and easy to use, and freely available to health professionals and patients. The website can be accessed at

Survivorship Care Plan template

The ACSC also has developed two Microsoft Word versions of a Survivorship Care Plan template.

The ACSC provides permission to use or adapt the survivorship care plan template for your personal use.

The ACSC provides permission for other health care providers to use or adapt the survivorship care plan template, with inclusion of the following acknowledgement: Adapted from template developed by Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre.

Survivorship Care Plan Component Database

The ACSC has developed the SCP Component Database to support the development of SCPs for breast, prostate and colorectal cancer survivors. Database use is supported by the SCP Component Database User Guide.

ACSC provides permission for other health care providers to use or adapt the database. Register for the SCP Component Database and User Guide.

Toolkits and literature reviews

The ACSC reviews the survivorship literature to provide summaries of the evidence and toolkits to guide implementation.

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The ASCO Survivorship Care Compendium has been developed to act as a repository of tools and resources to enable health professionals to implement or improve survivorship care within their practice.

Online learning

The ACSC has developed an online education resource: Cancer Survivorship course.

Multilingual Cancer Glossary

The multilingual glossary has over 700 cancer terms in nine different languages. It has been designed as a resource for professional translators, interpreters and bilingual health professionals working in the cancer field. The glossary is a unique central tool that enables language professionals with access to accurate, consistent and culturally and linguistically appropriate terminology. 

This project is a Cancer Australia Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, funded by the Australian Government.


Victorian Integrated Cancer Services

Victoria’s Integrated Cancer Services (ICS) are the Victorian Cancer Clinical Network and comprise clusters of hospitals and associated health services that deliver services for people with all types of cancers within a geographic area.

For information about each ICS, including participating health services and service directories, please visit the VICS website.

Primary Health Networks

Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes, and improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time. To find out more visit the Department of Health website, or click below to find a network in your state.

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