Following a cancer diagnosis, all Victorians should get the best treatment and care, regardless of where they live or who they are. This is critical to ensure we achieve equitable cancer outcomes for all Victorians. The cancer plan strengthens the use of the optimal care pathways, optimises infrastructure, data and system design for better access, safety and quality for the care delivered.
Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) most commonly known as “chemotherapy” is one of the 3 main pillars of cancer treatment
Radiotherapy is provided by healthcare services as part of a multi-modality approach to cancer treatment.
Ensures that treatment and cancer care team members can discuss all relevant aspects of a cancer patient’s physical and psychosocial needs.
Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC) Initiative
Funding round for Victorian public health services to undertake local Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC) projects.
Reviewed 19 January 2023