Cancer Council Tasmania aims to support health professionals working in the field of cancer control.
Included in this section are a series of easy-to-read factsheets to help GPs and other health professionals advise their patients about cancer prevention, screening and diagnosis.
Evidence-based Information and Learning
Evidence based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.Learn More
Research and Clinical Trials
Investment in cancer research is paramount to our ability to fight cancer and improve survival rates and quality of life.
Resources for Patients and Carers
A cancer diagnosis has widespread effects. As health professionals, we tend to focus on the medical aspects which can leave patients and their carers with unmet supportive care needs.Learn More
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
Australian Indigenous ClinicalInfoNet is a web resource for health professionals caring for indigenous individuals.Learn More
Cancer News and Events
Keep track of the latest Cancer NewsLearn More
Cancer Council Tasmania offer professional development scholarships for health professionals working in the cancer field.Learn more
Optimal Care Pathways
Optimal cancer care pathways outline the best cancer care for specific tumour types.
The pathways are designed to promote a full understanding of the patient journey in order to foster quality cancer care from the point of diagnosis.
Each pathway identifies specific points and recommended care at each stage. Both detailed and quick reference guides have been developed for a wide range of tumour types.Learn more
Smoking Rates in Tasmania
Tasmania continues to have the second highest smoking rate in the nation, after the Northern Territory. Tasmania’s current smoking rate is 18.9% compared to a national current smoking rate of 16.0%.Learn more