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All.Can international will launch a report titled ‘Patient insights on cancer care"

On 24 July, All.Can international will launch a report titled ‘Patient insights on cancer

care: opportunities for improving efficiency’. It will reveal the findings of an international

survey into the patient perspective of inefficiencies in cancer care. With insights

from almost 4,000 patients, the report will identify four key areas of opportunity for

improvement and highlight the need to establish a sustainable approach to cancer care.

All.Can is an international multi-stakeholder initiative working to improve the efficiency

of cancer care by focusing on what matters to patients. Follow the upcoming report

launch on Twitter @AllCanGroup and learn more about All.Can on their website:

http://bit.ly/AC-patient-survey

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New program to place WA at forefront of cancer care

A ground-breaking program that will fundamentally change approaches to cancer care in Western Australia, being led by St John of God Subiaco Hospital’s Director of Breast Cancer Research Unit, has received a $750,000 grant from the Cancer Research Trust (CRT).

Rural cancer patients hit with major out-of-expenses

Professor Christobel Saunders, Professor of Surgical Oncology at UWA and Head of UWA’s Division of Surgery, has been a driving force behind the study, supported by the Cancer Council of Western Australia and Western Australian Government Department of Health through the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network. read more...