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'Patient-centric? I don't think so'

Posted 26 November 2021 PM

In a brutally frank discussion about the lived experience of patients, Rare Cancers Australia has used today's CanForum 2021 conference to call out "patient-centricity" as a buzzword that only gives an "illusion" of action.

Pulling no punches, RCA co-founder Kate Vines opened the conference describing the "living hell" rare cancer patients endure grappling with access to treatments - which are often their "best, last chance" - but are rarely PBS funded.

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