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165072 - Management of Brain Malignancies

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The aim of this CPD is to inform and educate general practitioners in diagnosis and treatments options for the management of Brain Malignancies.

Relevance to General Practice

The 2017 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare ‘Cancer in Australia’ report highlights the rising incidence rates of cancer in Australia. In 2017, it is estimated that the risk of an individual being diagnosed with cancer by their 85th birthday will be 1 in 2. In 2013, there were 124,465 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia. With patients presenting at their GP with various cancers and blood disorders it is vital that GPs are kept updated with the latest information, treatment and management options.

Learning outcomes
  • Describe the role of radiation therapy in the management of both primary and metastatic brain tumours.
  • Detail the role of medical oncology in the management of brain tumours
  • Identify appropriate referral pathways when patients are diagnosed with a Brain Malignancy
  • Delivery
    Title
    165072 - Management of Brain Malignancies
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    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    08-Aug-2019
    CPD
    2 hours
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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