Cancer information and guidelines

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Australian guidelines

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) maintains the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines portal. The portal links to evidence-based guidelines for use in Australian health care settings. You can search the list by keywords.

There are no current Australian clinical practice guidelines for children’s cancer. NHMRC adds new guidelines to the portal as they are published.

Victorian Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service has published the Victorian paediatric oncology care pathways for health services and professionals.

International evidence-based guidelines

Guidelines for survivors of childhood cancer

Cancer information

The United States National Cancer Institute has detailed information for health professionals in its PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries. These summaries include sections on: 

  • anatomy and histology
  • clinical presentation and diagnosis
  • classification and prognosis 
  • treatment options and current clinical trials
  • outcomes and late effects.