This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary working group convened by Cancer Australia.
|A/Professor Jane Turner (Chair)||Psychiatrist|
|Mr Andrew Allsop||Social worker|
|A/Professor Martin Borg||Radiation oncologist|
|Dr Sue Burney||Health Psychologist|
|Professor Paul de Souza||Medical oncologist|
|Ms Kaye Duffy||Consumer|
|A/Professor Mei Krishnasamy||Cancer nurse|
|Dr Peter Loder||Colorectal surgeon|
|Dr Lisa Miller||Psychiatrist|
|Professor Geoff Mitchell||General practitioner|
|Ms Connie Nikolovski||Consumer|
|Dr Bruce Rumbold||Senior academic in theology, spirituality and palliative care|
|Dr Addie Wootten||Clinical psychologist|
|Ms Katrina Anderson||Senior Project Officer, Evidence Review|
|Mr Tamar Dalton||Senior Project Officer|
|Ms Suzanna Henderson||Senior Project Officer|
|Ms Simone de Morgan||Senior Project Officer, Evidence Review|
|Ms Trenna Morris||Senior Project Officer|
|Dr Anne Nelson||Manager, Evidence Review|
|Ms Vivienne O’Callaghan||Senior Project Officer|
|Ms Sue Sinclair||General Manager, Service Development and Clinical Practice|
|Mr Rob Sutherland||Manager, Service Development and Clinical Practice|
|Ms Fleur Webster||Manager, Breast Cancer|
Cancer Australia acknowledges those who gave their time to provide comment on the draft guidance document as part of the external review process.
Priority topic areas for guideline development are determined in consultation with key stakeholders including experts in relevant disciplines and consumer representatives. A specific multidisciplinary working group, including consumers, is established for each topic identified and is involved in all aspects of guideline development. A systematic evidence review is undertaken for each guideline. All members are asked to declare any conflicts of interest and these declarations are recorded. The content of the guideline is not influenced by any external funding body. The guideline is reviewed externally by key stakeholders and the wider community and endorsement is sought from relevant professional colleges and groups in Australia.
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