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Beyond Five

Beyond Five is Australia’s only not-for-profit organisation established to support patients with head and neck cancer, caregivers, family and health professionals. We are pleased to support the Radiation Oncology: Targeting Cancer campaign. Radiation therapy is an important treatment option for ...

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Medistays

MediStays is the new accommodation website enabling patients, carers and healthcare professionals to find and book accommodation close to hospitals and medical facilities. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, informative & reliable resource for patients and their carers travelling ...

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CancerAid

CancerAid is a smartphone application to empower cancer patients and their caregivers. The initiative addresses critical gaps in the patient journey and aims to achieve better integrated care. The four solutions we offer are personalised cancer and treatment information, a Journey Organiser, ...

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Lucas’ Story

Have you ever wondered who this little boy is? Lucas Browne looks like a happy kid enjoying a day at the beach, however he is the poster boy for the Targeting Cancer website for a reason. This is Lucas’s story, as told by his parents Tim and Amelia Browne. In July 2014 , when Lucas […]

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Australian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group

The Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG) The Australian Gastro- Intestinal Trials Group, a multi-disciplinary collaborative group of medical and research professionals, conducts clinical trials and related biological research to improve treatments for gastro-intestinal (GI) ...

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Wellington spreads the message to GPs about Radiation Therapy

Wellington Hospital in New Zealand hosted a GP Oncology Education Evening on 25 February.  All attendees were engaged and thought highly of the event. “Really interesting to learn about what happens to our patients having radiotherapy” “Practical aspects enlightening. Good ...

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Our first TV Documentary on Radiation Therapy

The Targeting Cancer Campaign team, worked in collaboration with Tonic Health Media (THM) to produce the documentary on radiation therapy called Below the Radar, with the assistance of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). The documentary shows real patient ...

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Julie’s Story

Julie McCrossin has become an Ambassador for Targeting Cancer. She had oropharyngeal cancer treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy over 4 years ago. She has recovered her speech and swallowing, and is back to her usual busy life. Watch the videos below to follow Julie’s treatment ...

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Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists

Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists (ROMPs) assess and monitor the safety of patients and staff involved in the delivery of radiation therapy. They work with IT and engineering staff to ensure all radiation therapy equipment and computers are in perfect working order and that they meet ...

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