Colorectal Cancer Handbook
Using the Handbook, you will first learn how to talk about cancer with your healthcare team, family, and friends. As a cancer patient, being able to speak openly and honestly with your healthcare team is important. Communication with your caregiver and loved ones is important as well. You are not alone in your cancer journey. Next, you will learn about colorectal cancer and the available treatment options. No two cancer diagnoses are the same. The best treatment for you may not be the best treatment for another patient. Use the information in the Handbook to talk with your healthcare team about your options to create the best treatment plan for you.
Colorectal Cancer Model of Care
Cancer is the leading cause of death in Western Australia, representing 30.6 per cent of all deaths in 2006. Western Australia's strategic and planned approach to cancer reform includes the establishment of a Ministerial Taskforce for Cancer, the implementation of the Fighting cancer policy and a cancer services framework for Western Australia.
ColorectalCancer = Trusted Information to Help Manage Your Care
ASCO ANSWERS is a collection of oncologist-approved patient education materials developed by ASCO for people with cancer and their caregivers. he information in this guide is not intended as medical or legal advice, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or other licensed health care provider.
Consensus Document For Management of Colorectal Cancer
This Consensus Document on Management of Colorectal Cancer summarizes the modalities of treatment including the site-specific anti-cancer therapies, supportive and palliative care and molecular markers and research questions. It also interweaves clinical, biochemical and epidemiological studies.
Diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer
in the treatment of patients with colorectal cancer necessitate a revision of this guideline. The most radical changes have been in the area of non-surgical oncology but prevention, screening, family history, symptoms, investigations and surgical treatment have also been updated
Evidenced-based Guideline: Palliative care for patients with incurable cancer
The guideline clearly shows how, in addition to decades of experience, there is now also a considerable amount of evidence from studies available in palliative care ap-proximately half of the recommendations are evidence based. However, the guideline also demonstrates that there is still a need for research in this field and for further ef-forts and investments in order to further improve palliative care
Finding the words - starting a conversation when your cancer has progressed
Learning that your cancer has progressed can present a whole new set of challenges. Acknowledging the enormity of this transition can feel overwhelming. This guide is designed to assist you in this transition, to empower you to take control. By assisting you to talk with the people who can support you, your family, friends and members of your healthcare team can be there with you during this transition.
Guidelines for the Management of Colorectal Cancer 3rd edition
Guidelines are not intended to create a rigid framework where there is a reasonable difference of opinion, but the range of opinion may be informed by participation in appropriate clinical trials and national audits, which can help to set standards of care. Furthermore, participation in national audits and clinical trials can help identify areas of best practice which can then be disseminated to improve patient care for all.
Guidelines for the Medical Management of Malignant Bowel Obstruction
Malignant bowel obstruction is a recognized complication of advanced pelvic or abdominal malignancy. Common symptoms associated with malignant bowel obstruction include abdominal pain, abdominal colic, nausea and vomiting. The evidence base for the management of malignant bowel obstruction is weak. An individualised approach to management is recommended for each patient and specialist palliative care advice should be sought.
Guidelines on Management of Pain in Cancer and/or Palliative Care
The Program in Evidence-Based Care (PEBC) is an initiative of the Ontario provincial cancer system, Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). The PEBC mandate is to improve the lives of Ontarians affected by cancer through the development, dissemination, and evaluation of evidence-based products designed to facilitate clinical, planning, and policy decisions about cancer control.