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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 ...

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10-Year Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

The comparative effectiveness of treatments for prostate cancer that is detected by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing remains uncertain.

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The scandal of prostate cancer management in Australia

Many Australian men are not having their options for treatment of early prostate cancer properly explained.

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Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Radiation therapy has advanced very quickly over the last 10 years and is now very sophisticated. This means that radiation therapy is getting better all the time in curing and controlling prostate cancer, and the chance of serious side-effects is very low.

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Radiation Therapy Demystified

The purpose of this video is to demystify radiation therapy by explaining what it is, who’s involved and explain the role of the radiation therapist.

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Targeting Cancer – Radiation Therapy Treatment Process

This video shows what happens when the patient is actually having radiation therapy – including what the machine looks like, how it moves and sounds and what the staff will be doing to set-up and deliver the treatment.

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Targeting Cancer – Patient Pathway

This video outlines the pathway that a patient will go through when being treated using radiation therapy. It shows the roles of each of the specialties in the radiation oncology team including radiation oncologists, radiation therapists and radiation oncology medical physicists.

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Targets – short video

This short film showcases radiation therapy as a safe, effective and sophisticated treatment for patients with cancer.

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Targeting Cancer Video – Cancer Stats

1 in 2 cancer patients would benefit from radiation therapy at some time during their cancer experience. However, less than 1 in 3 patients in Australia and New Zealand will actually receive radiation therapy.

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