Continuous Improvement in Care Cancer Project to drive better care for deadliest cancers

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Period17 Feb 2019

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  • TitleContinuous Improvement in Care Cancer Project to drive better care for deadliest cancers
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe Sunday Times
    Media typePrint
    CountryAustralia
    Date17/02/19
    DescriptionThousands of WA cancer patients will be recruited for a groundbreaking research project emphasising “holistic” treatment of five of the deadliest types of cancers.

    Recruitment for the $5 million Continuous Improvement in Care — Cancer Project will be across King Edward Memorial Hospital and St John of God Midland and Subiaco.

    The aim is to create a more holistic approach, with a greater focus on quality of life. It’s hoped to expand to other hospitals over seven years.

    The project is headed by Professor Christobel Saunders and funded by Cancer Research Trust with WA Health, St John of God Health Care, five WA universities and Cancer Council WA.

    The CIC Cancer Project will collect and analyse data from the care and treatment across lung, breast, colon, ovarian and prostate cancer.

    Clinical lead for ovarian cancer, Associate Professor Paul Cohen, said with finite resources it was important “to put more value on what matters most to patients such as quality of life”.
    Producer/AuthorRegina Titelius
    URLhttps://www.perthnow.com.au/news/health/continuous-improvement-in-care-cancer-project-to-drive-better-care-for-deadliest-cancers-ng-b881096879z
    PersonsPaul Cohen, Christobel Saunders, Caroline Bulsara