Long term follow-up clinical service

The Long Term Follow-up Program (LTFP) facilitates the transition from completion of curative treatment to the ‘survivorship’ phase of the cancer journey. The aim of the program is to provide a clear and consistent standard of long term follow-up care across Victoria, which is responsive to the needs of all childhood cancer survivors and their families. The program is accessible to all paediatric, adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer living in Victoria. It provides each individual with a tailored approach to meet their ongoing needs and an appropriate transition plan to adult-based, community or hospital services.

The PICS LTFP clinics are held at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash Children’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Alfred Health and at designated regional centres.

If you would like to know more about this program please contact the LTFP team at ltf.program@rch.org.au

To download the Long Term Follow-up Program Information for patients and families brochure, please click here.

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