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Julie McCrossin

Cancer patient navigators improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs

Roles for cancer patient programs, including navigators and associated digital tools should be funded in the health system, with new global research at Flinders University demonstrating that such programs can improve medical outcomes by increasing screening rates and reducing waiting times for cancer diagnosis and treatment. In 2020, over 19 million people worldwide were diagnosed with cancer and 10

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Julie on ABC TV’s Compass: Sacred Space

On 9 April, Julie was a guest on ABC TV’s Compass program. Activist and comedian Julie McCrossin takes Geraldine Doogue through her life journey. She talks coming out in the ’70s, surviving cancer, and finding strength in her friend Sophie and her parents’ holocaust survival story. Episode link on iView: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/compass/series/37/video/RN2211H004S00 Compass home page: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/compass

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Throat Cancer & HPV

Throat Cancer & HPV Booklet

Brilliant new booklet for patients, families and friends with key information abou this cancer which is increasingly common and little understood. This booklet is in Plain English and adapted to the needs of patients after in-depth consultation with affected patients prior to publication. It’s currently on-line with plans to publish in paper form. It is

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