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NSW Cancer Plan 2016-2020 ( Public Consultation Draft) - Your invitation to provide feedback

This draft has been developed following a substantial consultation process on key areas of cancer control in NSW with a range of partners and stakeholders. The 2016-2020 Cancer Plan will continue to focus on:

  • reducing the incidence of cancer
  • improving the survival of people with cancer
  • improving the quality of life of people with cancer

The draft plan also highlights the importance of focusing attention on priority populations and priority cancers to improve cancer outcomes and lessen the gap for groups within the community who experience poorer outcomes.

Please provide your comments and feedback on the draft plan via the online survey by 30th October 2015.

The Cancer Institute NSW is undertaking work to investigate the feasibility of identifying a cancer recurrence or progression from administrative data collections such as the NSW Cancer Registry. For further information click here and if you are interested in collaborating with us on this work please contact by 29th October 2015.

New on eviQ

Cancer treatment side effects: a guide for Aboriginal Health Workers

Developed by the Cancer Institute NSW, in collaboration with Aboriginal Health Workers and Menzies School of Health research, this resource provides important and practical information to safely manage the potential side effects associated with cancer treatment.

This booklet helps aboriginal health workers to understand safety issues for patients having chemotherapy. In addition, this guide provides information on educating patients about their treatment and effects of cancer on their social and emotional wellbeing.

Click here to link to interactive booklet (allows printing of individual pages)

 Download the booklet

New Patient Information Sheets available!

eviQ has developed some new Patient Information Sheets about cancer treatments and their side effects. We hope that these will be useful for patients receiving cancer treatments, and their families.
The sheets have also been translated into 9 languages: Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, French, Greek, Italian, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese. 

Find out more here.

"Value-based health care"- 4th Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference
Thursday 15 October 2015

The Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference is a free, annual event hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW. The conference provides health professionals with an opportunity to hear, collaborate and share the latest innovations in quality cancer treatment and care. Click here for more information.

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Last updated 16th September 2015           

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