Recommendations for follow-up of women with early breast cancer

March 2010 | Incorporates published evidence to January 2008

Guideline Topic: Early breast cancer
Cancer Types: Breast cancer
Document Satus: Greater than 5 years
This resource was developed, reviewed or revised more than 5 years ago and may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.

This guideline includes statements and recommendations based on available, high level evidence about follow-up care of women with early breast cancer. The guideline aims to provide health professionals with information to assist in making management recommendations for improved patient outcomes. NBOCC* also develops information specifically for consumers about early breast cancer, diagnosis and management options.

A clinical practice guideline developed by National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC*)

This document supplements guideline recommendation 25 (page 10) and information about follow-up care (pages 97-102) contained in the NBCC* Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Early Breast Cancer, 2nd edition 2001.

Incorporates published evidence to January 2008.

Endorsed by:

  • Breast Cancer Network Australia
  • The Faculty of Radiation Oncology - The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
  • The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

ISBN Print: 978-1-74127-138-6
ISBN Online: 978-1-74127-139-3
CIP: 616.994490994
© Cancer Australia 2011

* In February 2008, National Breast Cancer Centre (NBCC), incorporating the Ovarian Cancer Program, changed its name to National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC). In July 2011, NBOCC amalgamated with Cancer Australia to form a single national agency, Cancer Australia, to provide leadership in cancer control and improve outcomes for Australians affected by cancer.

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