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Patients call for Cancer Code

Posted 26 November 2021 AM

Rare Cancers Australia has called for an Australian Code of Cancer Practice to be established to ensure the rights of cancer patients are consistently upheld in the real world.

A report by the National Oncology Alliance (NOA), Realising the Rights and Roles of Australian Cancer Patients, gathered submissions from patients and carers about the lived experience of cancer treatment. A key finding was the failure to deliver person-centred care, with a large gap between stated intent and tangible action.

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