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3rd Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC), Melbourne, Australia, 6–9 October 2010

3rd Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC), Melbourne, Australia, 6–9 October 2010 SPEAKER/ORAL ABSTRACTS 3rd Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC), Melbourne, Australia, 6–9 October 2010 insurance companies, etc. Cancer is a major public health problem in the NURSE/ALLIED HEALTH LUNG CANCER United States. More than 80 percent of cancer treatment is delivered in WORKSHOP community based practices. Economic, technologic, and social forces have combined to create an environment which increasingly complex cancer therapies are administered in the ambulatory care setting. This has created AUSTRALIA – NURSING PRACTICE & ENVIRONMENTS new roles, responsibilities, and challenges for oncology nurses. Lung cancer M. Duffy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria/AUSTRALIA is the least funded in dollars even though lung cancer kills more people than This presentation presents an overview of the role of dedicated lung cancer all other cancers combined. In 2010, $1,386 dollars per death was spent on nurses within the Australian context. It outlines the incidence of lung cancer, lung cancer research. Additional research funding is being advocated in a and draws attention to burden of symptoms, mortality and survival rates. The newly established pipeline within the Department of Defense. On January 27, role of the lung cancer nurse in the multidisciplinary team is a key focus of 2009 the Lung Cancer http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Thoracic Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

3rd Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC), Melbourne, Australia, 6–9 October 2010

Journal of Thoracic Oncology , Volume 6 – Mar 1, 2011

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SPEAKER/ORAL ABSTRACTS 3rd Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC), Melbourne, Australia, 6–9 October 2010 insurance companies, etc. Cancer is a major public health problem in the NURSE/ALLIED HEALTH LUNG CANCER United States. More than 80 percent of cancer treatment is delivered in WORKSHOP community based practices. Economic, technologic, and social forces have combined to create an environment which increasingly complex cancer therapies are administered in the ambulatory care setting. This has created AUSTRALIA – NURSING PRACTICE & ENVIRONMENTS new roles, responsibilities, and challenges for oncology nurses. Lung cancer M. Duffy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria/AUSTRALIA is the least funded in dollars even though lung cancer kills more people than This presentation presents an overview of the role of dedicated lung cancer all other cancers combined. In 2010, $1,386 dollars per death was spent on nurses within the Australian context. It outlines the incidence of lung cancer, lung cancer research. Additional research funding is being advocated in a and draws attention to burden of symptoms, mortality and survival rates. The newly established pipeline within the Department of Defense. On January 27, role of the lung cancer nurse in the multidisciplinary team is a key focus of 2009 the Lung Cancer

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Journal of Thoracic OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2011

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