Returning to work or study

Cancer and its treatments can affect a person’s ability to work and study. This can cause social and financial stress and worries for individuals, families and carers.

Information for cancer survivors and their families

Guidance documents

If you would like to advise of any relevant guidelines or provide feedback please email, ACSC 

Additional information for health professionals

If you would like to advise of any relevant projects or provide feedback please email, ACSC 

Projects 

  • Return to work in survivors of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer. MD research project (The University of Melbourne) (complete) 

Contact: Karolina Lisy, contact email: [email protected]

  • Investigation of occupational therapists' involvement in return to work interventions for cancer survivors in (Australia) (current)

Contact: Celia Marston, contact email [email protected]

  • Identifying factors that influence re-engagement into work-related activities for cancer patient (due to commence July 2019)

Contact: Celia Marston, contact email: [email protected]

If you would like to advise of any relevant projects or provide feedback please email, ACSC 

Clinical services at Peter Mac Parkville

The following services are available to patients of Peter Mac, Parkville. If you are treated elsewhere, please speak with your oncology team, as you may have different clinical service options.

Other clinical services in the Parkville precinct 

The following services are available to patients of the Parkville precinct (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital). Peter Mac is also part of the Parkville precinct, with services listed separately, above.  If you are treated elsewhere, please speak with your oncology team, as you may have different clinical service options.