What's new in October, with links to support, information and other items of interest.
- Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (October 13)
- National Carers Week, celebrated from 15–21 October 2023
- Skin cancer panel at LMICS Annual Forum 2023
- Webinar for health professionals – Cancer mind care: breaking down the barriers
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (October 13)
If you or someone you know is affected by Metastatic Breast Cancer they may be interested to learn about this list of resources and information on how to access support. Visit the Information for women with advanced/metastatic cancer page.
National Carers Week, celebrated from 15–21 October 2023
This year’s theme, ‘Millions of reasons to care’, will highlight the diversity of carers and their caring roles. There’s a range of different events being held across the state. To find out more, visit the Carers Victoria website.
Skin cancer panel at LMICS Annual Forum 2023
Join this online event, supported by Loddon Mallee Oncology Special Interest Group (LMOSIG) to hear from a panel of speakers focusing on the various aspects of skin cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and new clinical initiatives. Register for the free webinar via Try Booking
Webinar for health professionals – Cancer mind care: breaking down the barriers
Around 40% of individuals with cancer also experience mental health concerns. In this webinar, a multidisciplinary line-up of experts will discuss how to address and work effectively with the barriers to treating people with both mental health concerns and cancer. Read more and register on the VCCC website.