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  • the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine which has accessed it,
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  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded,
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  • the previous site visited, and
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The information collected during each visit is aggregated with similar logged information and published in reports in order for the Cancer Institute NSW to identify patterns of usage of the site. This will assist us to improve this website and the eviQ program and is also used for the purposes of the Cancer Institute's functions under the Cancer Institute NSW Act 2003.

The Cancer Institute NSW also creates a de-identified version of this information, with your access to this website identified by the State or region listed in your registration details (and not by your or your hospital's registration details or other personal information).

The Cancer Institute NSW may use this de-identified information for research purposes, and may disclose this de-identified information to third parties, including publication of de-identified information in peer reviewed journals and other publications.

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The Information is provided to assist health professionals, patients, families, and carers in obtaining background information about cancer treatments and their general side effects. Responsibility for all content development and/or changes to this website vest in the Cancer Institute NSW. No unauthorised access to content development and/or changes is permitted.

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The Information contained in this site is intended to provide guidance only.

While care has been undertaken to describe and include the most appropriate cancer treatment protocols in the Information, the Cancer Institute NSW (including its officers, employees and agents) accepts no liability for any errors of administration, drug dose calculation and any consequences of applying the cancer therapy guidelines set out in the Information.

The Information is not intended to replicate or replace the knowledge, skills and experience of trained oncology health professionals, nor is it a substitute for clinical judgement and advice. This site is not designed to replace the relationship that exists between a patient and their health professional. Patients should evaluate the Information together with their health professional.

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