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Clinical practice guidelines for the psychosocial care of adults with cancer (2003)

Author

National Breast Cancer Centre, National Cancer Control Initiative

City

Camperdown, NSW

Type

Report

Institution

National Breast Cancer Centre

 

Description

The aim of these guidelines is to assist health professionals in providing optimal, evidence-based psychosocial care of adults with cancer, and their families.

The guidelines also provide a valuable resource for:

The guidelines also address specific issues such as culture, age and particular needs of rural patients. These guidelines for adults with cancer were developed by the National Breast Cancer Centre (now Cancer Australia), and the National Cancer Control Initiative, and overseen by a multidisciplinary steering group.

In 2014, Cancer Australia produced two supplements to these guidelines Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors and Clinical guidance for responding to suffering in adults with cancer.

Abstract adapted from National Breast Cancer Centre

Contact details

Cancer Australia
Level 14, 300 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Locked bag 3
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: (02) 9357 9400
Freecall: 1800 624 973
Fax: (02) 9357 9477
Email: see http://canceraustralia.gov.au/about-us/contact-us

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Last updated: 18 August 2014
 
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