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National Breast Cancer Centre, National Cancer Control Initiative
National Breast Cancer Centre
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
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