PCPA in the news – ‘Patients should not be lost in our overly complex health system’, says Private Cancer Physicians of Australia

Health Industry Hub 20 November 2023

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Please also refer to the below link to The Hon Mark Butler MP’s media release in relation to this topic.

New era in cancer care for all Australians

PCPA Media Release – Tuesday 19 September 2023

“Do the training, even if your values do not align”, PCPA experts explore the moral minefield of Voluntary Assisted Dying

Australia’s pioneer experts in Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) have called on all cancer specialists and GPs to undertake training for this controversial and legalised end-of-life decision by patients, even if it doesn’t align with their respective values or views.

PCPA Victorian Director and board member, Dr Cam McLaren, led an emotive and powerful podcast with colleagues, PCPA member and genetic oncologist, Dr Hilda High and Ms Laurie Draper from the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Care Navigator Service, to help colleagues […]

PCPA in the news – New podcast urges stakeholders to speak out on access to new technologies

June 30, 2023




AstraZeneca has supported a new podcast that calls for accelerated access to innovative precision medicines and genomic profiling.The podcast is the third in the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia’s (PCPA’s) Cancer Patient Management series.

PCPA, Australia’s peak body for private cancer specialists, has joined other oncology and patient groups to advocate for removing the cost and regulatory barriers for patients with cancer accessing upfront molecular profiling.

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