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active treatment

Treatment given to cure the cancer, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This does not include long-term treatment such as hormone medication, which may be taken for several years to maintain remission.

Home to Treatment Guidelines

Service aim The Home to Treatment service aims to reduce the financial and emotional burden of cancer by providing transport to clients who are facing hardship in accessing their treatment. Eligibility To be eligible for the Home to Treatment service,…

palliative treatment

Medical treatment for people with advanced cancer to help them manage pain and other physical and emotional symptoms of cancer. Treatment may include radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other medication. It is an important part of palliative care.

Treatment decisions

best existing treatment or the modified new treatment. Over the years, trials have improved treatments and led to better outcomes for people diagnosed with cancer. You might find it helpful to talk to your specialist, clinical trials nurse or GP,…

active surveillance

When a person does not receive immediate treatment, but instead has their health monitored regularly.

Home to Treatment FAQs

transport to attend cancer treatment; and Living in a designated service area and receiving treatment at a designated treatment facility. For more information on eligibility and designated service areas, please refer to the Home

Home to Treatment Referral Form

of cancer by providing transport to clients who are facing hardship in accessing their treatment. The service will pick up and drop off eligible clients from their home to a treatment facility within the <a href=”/health-professionals/referrals-and-resources/transport-to-treatment-referral-form/transport-to-treatment-guidelines/” target=”_blank”…

hormone treatment

A treatment that blocks the body’s natural hormones that help cancer grow, which is used when the cancer is growing in response to hormones. Also called hormone therapy.

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