Clinical Guidelines Network


Cancer Council Australia aims to produce 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). If you would like to be added to the mailing list for notification of guidelines open for public consultation or guideline launches, please email guidelines@cancer.org.au.

Guidelines in development

Clinical management guidelines for the prevention of cervical cancer

The Department of Health commissioned The Clinical Guidelines Network to develop new evidence-based clinical management guidelines for the prevention of cervical cancer in order to support the implementation of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program. The working party convened in August and the systematic reviews and modelled evaluations are currently being conducted by a technical team based at Cancer Council NSW.

Clinical practice guidelines for PSA testing and management of test-detected prostate cancer

The guidelines are currently with the National Health and Medical Research Council for approval. Once finalised, the guidelines will be formally launched.

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 the treatment guidelines. Systematic reviews for the diagnosis questions are currently being conducted.

Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of melanoma

Cancer Council and Melanoma Institute Australia have started to revise the 2008 melanoma guidelines as online wiki-based guidelines. Systematic reviews and systematic review updates are currently being conducted.

Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer

Revision of the 2005 Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer is underway. The initial working party meeting was held in June and the systematic reviews are currently being conducted.

Clinical practice guidelines for the management of sarcoma in AYA

Additional questions relevant to the AYA population are currently being added to the sarcoma guidelines.

Cancer Council Australia Guidelines on the wiki

Cancer Council’s Cancer Guidelines Wiki features the following cancer-based guidelines:

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia guidelines hosted on the wiki:

For more information contact the Head, Clinical Guidelines on 02 8063 4100 or email guidelines@cancer.org.au.

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