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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Radiation Therapists

A Radiation Therapist calculates the radiation plan and operates the equipment used to deliver the overall treatment plan set out by the Radiation Oncologist. They use advanced technology and imaging to ensure minimal damage to healthy tissue ...

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Radiation Oncologists

  A Radiation Oncologist is a medical specialist doctor with training in the use of radiation therapy to cure or reduce the symptoms of cancer, and in the overall care of cancer patients.

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