Clinician Education

The following resources include key publications, podcasts and upcoming professional development opportunities to further clinician knowledge and equip them with up to date clinical evidence.

Key Publications 

American College of Sports MedicineExercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors: Consensus Statement from International Multidisciplinary Round Table 2019
American Cancer SocietyAn Exercise Oncology Clinical Pathway: Screening and Referral for Personalized Interventions 2020
Lancet OncologySafety Reference Guide to support exercise services in people with cancer 2018
Exercise and Sport Science AustraliaPosition statement: Exercise medicine in cancer management 2019
American Cancer SocietyA systematic review of rehabilitation and exercise recommendations in oncology guidelines
CareSearchCareSearch Website - Palliative Care Resource
Cancer CouncilOptimal Care Pathways - Best cancer journey for specific cancer types (patient and clinician versions available)

Practical Resources for Creating an Oncology Rehab Program

MacMillan Cancer Support UKService Improvement Tool for Cancer Rehabilitation  - Service Provider
MacMillan Cancer Support UKService Improvement Tool for Cancer Rehabilitation - Service User
Exercise is Medicine /ACSMMoving Through Cancer Exercise Prescription Pad
Cancer Council Victoria2019 Cancer Wellness and Exercise Toolkit
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer CentreConsumer Engagement Toolkit

APA Podcast: Physiotherapy management of lung cancer with Dr Catherine Granger

APA Podcast: Exercise rehabilitation for cancer survivors with A/Prof Mark Elkins & Dr Amy Dennett

APA Podcast – Talking Exercise and Cancer – Dr Elise Gane and A/Prof Catherine Granger

eviQOncology Basics - Short self directed online modules
Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre (VCCC)Introduction to Oncology for Exercise Professionals Study Day
PINC and STEEL Cancer Exercise Training Course
Ex Med Cancer PD - Exercise Prescription in Cancer Course
Australian Physiotherapy AssociationIntermediate Cancer Course (coming soon)
Australian Lymphoedema Association Lymphoedema Therapist Training
Cancer Council VictoriaCancer Education Program Facilitator Training - Equips health professionals to deliver group cancer wellness education


9 News Cancer Gym Report – Eastern Health


Melbourne cancer patients are being prescribed hospital gym sessions mid-treatment to improve their recovery. The free program is helping sufferers get stronger – physically and mentally. #9News

Posted by 9 News Melbourne on Saturday, 21 December 2019

ABC Health Report – Exercise and Cancer – Improving treatment and outcomes by Dr. Catherine Granger 


ABC Radio Segment  – Exercise and Cancer by Dr Catherine Granger