Email

For GPs

News

News

Targeting Cancer logo

Stand up, speak out and take action for World Cancer Day 2021

To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, radiation oncologists from across Australia and New Zealand have united to stand up, speak out and take action to raise awareness of radiation therapy as a safe and effective cancer treatment. Embracing the theme of ‘I Am and I Will’, our ...

Read more »

Lex shares the beginning of his radiation therapy treatment journey

Lex and Tricia have been married for 35 years. The first ever sore throat of his life and a neck lump heralded an unexpected diagnosis. Lex was diagnosed with a 4cm cancerous tumour at the back of his tongue and is undergoing radiation therapy. Lex and Tricia have shared the beginning of their ...

Read more »
Targeting Cancer logo

Congratulations to our 2020 virtual fun run winners!

The annual Targeting Cancer Fun Run is traditionally held as part of the College’s ASM, but unfortunately was not able to go ahead this year. Instead, the campaign moved the fun run online. Targeting Cancer encouraged members, stakeholders, supporters and their families and friends to get ...

Read more »
Two fun run participants celebrate at the finish line

The annual Targeting Cancer fun run moves online

This month we were all supposed to be enjoying the annual Targeting Cancer fun run around the beautiful Melbourne Docklands as part of RANZCR’s ASM – unfortunately the world had other plans. So this year, we have moved the fun run online! Join us in posting a video or photo on social media of ...

Read more »

UPDATED: Radiation therapy during COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Questions

Radiation therapy services are essential and still accessible throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Radiation oncology teams are making special provisions for patients in the current situation. Targeting Cancer has developed Frequently Asked Questions to support patients, their families and friends ...

Read more »

Improving treatment for head and neck cancer: new video series

A unique series of 14 videos on innovations in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients has been launched to mark World Head and Neck Cancer Day on 27 July 2020. Each video focuses on the clinical practice of multidisciplinary team members and researchers to improve survival and quality ...

Read more »
Targeting Cancer logo

Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals

Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals was developed by Cancer Australia and assists health professionals in the identification and appropriate investigation of symptoms and signs of lung cancer. The guide supports the timely referral of patients into the ...

Read more »

Explaining the costs of radiation therapy in Australia

There are several cost factors that patients and their families need to think about when choosing the best treatment provider for them. These include direct costs such as those covered by Medicare, and other costs like travel, parking, accommodation and any allied health care that may be ...

Read more »

Advances in radiation therapy for elderly patients with prostate cancer

Radiation Oncologist, Dr Lucinda Morris from St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre, Sydney, recently spoke to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about prostate cancer care in the elderly. In an informative video, Dr Morris describes the various treatment options for patients with ...

Read more »