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* 1. How important is it for health professionals involved in the care of lung cancer patients to have knowledge in the following lung cancer in Australia topics?

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Incidence and mortality data
Lung cancer in rural and remote communities
Lung cancer in culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Lung cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

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* 2. How important is it for health professionals involved in the care of lung cancer patients to have knowledge in the following issues in lung cancer?

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Importance of early diagnosis
Improved access to treatment with a curative intent
Impact of stigma and nihilism
Case for encouraging smoking cessation
Timing the involvement of supportive care services
Role of allied health professionals in the care of lung cancer patients

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* 3. How important is it for health professionals involved in the care of lung cancer patients to have knowledge in the following lung cancer patient pathway aspects?

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Prevention/Screening
Symptoms/initial investigations
Diagnosis/staging
Pre-habilitation and post-treatment rehabilitation
Treatment options and patient suitability criteria
Testing - Tumour markers
Surgery
Systemic therapies – chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy
Radiation therapy
Follow-up and supportive care

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* 4. How important is it for health professionals involved in the care of lung cancer patients to have knowledge in the following aspects of managing symptoms and disease related complications?

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Pleural effusion
Brain metastases
Fatigue
Breathlessness

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* 5. How important is it for health professionals involved in the care of lung cancer patients to have knowledge in the following side effects and treatment related complications?

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Acute side effects
Immune related adverse events
Cumulative effects – maintenance therapy
Long term effects – radiotherapy and chemotherapy

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* 6. Are there any topics missing which are crucial in preparing health professionals to provide effective care for lung cancer patients?

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* 7. In your opinion what are the biggest challenges health professionals face in caring for lung cancer patients?

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* 8. What are the biggest gaps in knowledge about lung cancer which would assist health care professionals in caring for lung cancer patients?

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