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upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health
professionals who can determine your individual medical needs. For
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Cancer Council’s Cancer Helpline - 13 11 20 (for the cost of a local
call from anywhere in Australia).
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members of COSA (web development by Juice Media). This includes COSA’s
committees and sub-committees. These committees include
medically-trained and qualified professionals in all fields of cancer
research, detection, policy and support.
All information has been approved by COSA’s Executive Officer. All
attempts are made to ensure the most up-to-date information is provided.
COSA’s website is regularly monitored and updated as necessary
to reflect changes in policy and research outcomes; and as a result of
programs and actions taken by COSA’s committees and sub-committees.
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COSA, and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed,
performed, distributed, rented, sub-licensed, altered, stored by
subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner
without COSA’s prior written consent, except by educational institutions
for educational purposes, or for personal and non-commercial uses. When
used for personal or educational purposes, COSA has no objection to the
reproduction of content or material provided that the following
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setting. (One written report, one oral report, or one day of educational
display is allowed by a single nurse, GP, allied health professional
teacher or student for a single presentation);
- an acknowledgment to COSA must be prominently displayed;
- no fees are charged for your presentation using the content; and
- content is not altered, linked to, reused, further reproduced, or distributed.
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Links to other sites
COSA provides links on the website to other websites that are not under
its control. While we only link to sites we believe offer credible and
responsible information, we cannot guarantee this information is
correct, up-to-date or evidence-based medical information. COSA is not
responsible for the contents of any linked website, or any link
contained in a linked website, or any changes or updates to such
These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are
not intended as an endorsement by COSA of the organisation or individual
operating the website.
Sites linking to COSA
COSA may grant the owner of an approved website permission to
use a hypertext link on his or her website provided that the following
1. any text-only link must clearly be identified 'The Clinical Oncological Society of Australia’;
2. the link must 'point' to the URL www.cosa.org.au and not to other pages within the website;
3. the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the
host website may not be such as to damage or dilute the good reputation
of COSA; and
4. the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the
host website may not create the false appearance that COSA is associated
with or sponsors the host website.
COSA reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time
and is not responsible for the information or materials contained on
the host website.
COSA pays for all costs associated with this website. COSA does not accept advertising on its site.
7 October 2010
Last updated: 07/10/10 10:10:18