Head Clinical Guidelines Network, Cancer Council Australia.
Cancer Council Australia produces concise, clinically relevant and up-to-date electronic clinical practice guidelines for health professionals. All guidelines are available on Cancer Council Australia’s Cancer Guidelines Wiki platform (wiki.cancer.org.au).
Clinical practice guidelines for PSA testing and management of test-detected prostate cancer
Cancer Council Australia, together with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, conducted a public consultation on the draft guidelines from 4 December to 16 January. The feedback is being revised and incorporated in preparation for National Health and Medical Research Council submission.
Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of lung cancer
Cancer Council is currently developing prevention and diagnosis guidelines for lung cancer to complement our treatment guidelines. Systematic reviews are underway.
Clinical practice guidelines for the management of melanoma
Cancer Council Australia and Melanoma Institute Australia are revising the 2008 melanoma guidelines as online wiki-based guidelines. The first iteration will focus on diagnosis and management. Systematic reviews are about to commence.
Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer
Cancer Council has received funding from the Department of Health to revise the 2005 Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer. Work commenced in December, with the guidelines being developed through the National Health and Medical Research Council process.
Clinical practice guidelines for the management of sarcoma in AYA
In 2013, clinical practice guidelines for the management of adult onset sarcoma were launched. Additional questions relevant to the adolescent and young adult population are being added and will be launched in 2014.
Cancer Council’s Cancer Guidelines Wiki features the following cancer-based guidelines:
Clinical Oncology Society of Australia guidelines on the wiki
For more information regarding the clinical practice guidelines program at Cancer Council Australia contact the Head, Clinical Guidelines on 02 8063 4100.