With Australian breast cancer survival rates at an all-time high, Cancer Australia has developed a number of resources to ensure the 15,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer this year continue to live long, productive and healthy lives after treatment.
The following resources are designed to support health professionals in undertaking follow-up care.
- Shared follow-up and survivorship care - Information for Health Professionals (2020)
This resource provides information for health professionals to support delivery of best practice follow-up and survivorship care for patients with early breast cancer or DCIS.
- Follow-up care for women with early breast cancer: a guide for general practitioners (PDF 375 KB)
- Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors
- Clinical guidance for responding to suffering in adults with cancer
- GP online learning module on follow-up care - Breast cancer treatment is over – what’s next
Shared follow-up care
Find out more about Shared-follow-up care, a model of care that shares the delivery of follow-up care after early breast cancer between the GP and the specialist.