Michael Jefford


MBBS, MPH, MHlthServMt, PhD, FRACP, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Department of Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Vic; Director, Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, A Richard Pratt Legacy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Vic; Lead, Survivorship and Living Well After Cancer Research, Department of Cancer Experiences Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Vic; Professor, Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology, University of Melbourne

Cancer in general practice research priorities in Australia

This article uses a research prioritisation exercise to identify cancer research priorities in Australian general practice.

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia position statement on cancer survivorship care

This model of care recommends a systemic, coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to survivorship, using pathways of care that support wellness, disease prevention and cancer surveillance.

The important role of general practice in the care of cancer survivors

In addition to a role in cancer surveillance, GPs have key roles in the management of comorbid illness, secondary prevention, health promotion, self-management promotion and coordination of care.

Lived experience of people with cancer

This issue describes aspects of modern cancer treatment and underscores the importance of general practitioners to achieve optimal whole-person care.

Optimal care for people affected by cancer

Effort needs to be made to most effectively combine expert cancer care with holistic, whole-person care, across the cancer continuum.