Live Virtual Presentation Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

Cancer survivorship and the role of the GP/Primary care physician, with relevance to cardiooncology  (#101)

Elysia Thornton-Benko 1 2
  1. Bondi Rd Doctors, Bondi Junction, NSW, Australia
  2. University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

GPs/Primary Care Physicians, have an important and growing role in collaborative Cancer Survivorship Care. Frameworks, guidance, increased awareness and role clarification are required in order to optimise cohesive, holistic patient care and outcomes. Effective communication systems between primary and tertiary centres are key. Primary care needs to be incorporated into Cancer Survivorship Initiatives.