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Optimal care pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer – Quick reference guide
Optimal care pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer – Quick reference guideThis resource provides guidance to health practitioners and service planners on optimal care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer, across the cancer continuum. Refer to the relevant tumour-specific Optimal Care Pathway for further information.  Cancer care guides are also available for your patients to make sense of what should happen. Download PDF.

 

Culturally safe communication skills – tips for non-Indigenous health professionals
This tip sheet provides practical advice for cancer care specialists and other health professionals to optimise culturally safe and responsive communication with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, their families, and carers. Download PDF.

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Optimal care pathway for people with cervical cancer – Quick reference guide
The optimal care pathways describe the standard of care that should be available to all cancer patients treated in Australia. Download PDF.
FAQs for Providers: Self-Collection updates to the National Cervical Screening Program Clinical Guidelines
To support the expansion of self-collection eligibility, Cancer Council Australia and the NCSP have developed a quick reference guide to provide answers to key questions mostly commonly ask by Healthcare providers. Read more.
Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGC/M) and cervical screening – A guide for practitioners
This resource provides information and strategies to help prepare for cervical screening appointments with women who have experienced FGC/M. Download PDF.
National Cervical Screening Program: Publications and resources

Potential late effects of childhood and adolescent cancer treatment
This GP guide was developed in collaboration with Perth Children’s Hospital to highlight the potential late effects of childhood and adolescent cancer treatment, and the appropriate referrals and support services. Download PDF.

Optimal care pathway for children, adolescents and young adults with acute leukaemia – Quick reference guide 
The optimal care pathways describe the standard of care that should be available to all cancer patients treated in Australia. Cancer care guides are also available for your patients to make sense of what should happen. Download PDF.

Financial and practical support after diagnosis

There are a range of practical and financial supports for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Links to these can be found here.

Download the Cancer Council WA financial hardship program guidelines and application form.

Download the Cancer Council WA practical support program guidelines and application form.

Optimal care pathway for people with hepatocellular carcinoma

The optimal care pathways describe the standard of care that should be available to all cancer patients treated in Australia. Cancer care guides are also available for your patients to make sense of what should happen. Download PDF.

The Cancer Council Pro Bono Program can assist people affected by cancer with legal issues, financial planning, small business accounting, workplace (HR or recruitment) advice by connecting them with volunteer professionals

If you are unsure whether the Pro Bono Program can assist a client, please contact the Pro Bono Program on probono@cancercouncil.org.au or call 1300 856 199.

Clinical guidance for responding to suffering in adults with cancer
The document provides healthcare professionals with information designed to guide the provision of psychosocial clinical care relating to the domain of suffering for improved patient outcomes and support for families and carers.

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Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors
This guideline includes statements and recommendations based on available evidence about the identification of fear of cancer recurrence, and support for adult cancer survivors experiencing it. The guideline provides health professionals with information designed to assist in making management recommendations and providing care for improved patient outcomes.

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Supporting your patients:

• Access our print and digital resource freely available for health professionals to utilise in their practice to inform and support their patients in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

• Health professionals can refer their patients diagnosed with cancer to the various practical and financial support programs offered by Cancer Council WA. Such programs include financial hardship, practical assistance, and pro bono services.