About this OCP

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to the land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present and emerging.

This work is available from the Cancer Council website.

Published in June 2022.

ISBN: 978-1-76096-748-2

Cancer Council Victoria and Commonwealth Government 2022, Optimal care pathway for people with neuroendocrine tumours, 1st edn, Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne.

Enquiries about this publication can be sent to optimalcare.pathways@cancervic.org.au.

Our thanks to the following health professionals, consumer representatives, stakeholders and organisations consulted in developing this optimal care pathway.

Dr David Chan (Chair), Medical Oncologist, Royal North Shore Hospital and The University of Sydney, NSW

A/Prof. David Wyld (Deputy Chair), Medical Oncologist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Qld

Ms Julia Brancato, Optimal Care Pathways Lead, Cancer Council Victoria

A/Prof. Gabrielle Cehic AM, Nuclear Medicine Physician, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA

Prof. Ray Chan, Nurse, Flinders University, SA

A/Prof. Roderick Clifton-Bligh, Endocrinologist, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

Ms Meredith Cummins, Project Officer /Clinical Research Associate / NET Nurse, NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

Prof. Anthony Gill, Pathologist, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

Dr Erin Laing, Senior Dietitian, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria

Ms Simone Leyden, CEO, NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

Dr Benjamin Loveday, Surgeon, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Vic

Dr Bill MacDonald, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA

Dr Katrina Marshall, General Practitioner, Barrier Reef Medical, Qld

Mrs Amanda Stork, Consumer, NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

Prof. Gerald Fogarty, Radiation Oncologist, Icon Cancer Centre Revesby, NSW

Prof. Michael Michael, Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Advance Care Planning Australia

Allied Health Professions Australia

Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists

Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine, Royal Australia College of Physicians

Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group

Australian and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology

Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Care

Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre

Australian College of Nursing

Australian Medical Association

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia – Gastrointestinal Cancers Group &

Neuroendocrine Tumours Group

Commonwealth Neuroendocrine Tumour Research Collaborative (CommNETs)

Gastroenterological Society of Australia

Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia

Medical Oncology Group of Australia

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia

Oncology Social Workers Australia and New Zealand

Royal Australasian College of Physicians