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The Next Wave: the future of cancer care from Victoria and beyond

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)

The Next Wave: the future of cancer care from Victoria...

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Hosted at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, this free event is open to all.

 

  • How will cancer care change in the future?
  • How can we capitalise on new knowledge and technologies to save lives?
  • How can we increase equity of access to cancer services to benefit more people in Victoria, Australia and beyond?

 

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre alliance is bringing together leading Australian and international experts for a very special public forum.

 

Facilitator: Natasha Mitchell, Multi-award winning ABC journalist, presenter, podcaster and documentary maker.

Keynote presentation: Professor Doug Hanahan, professor and director of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and co-author of the seminal paper The Hallmarks of Cancer

Panel discussion

Professor Hanahan will be joined by:

 

Professor Mei Krishnasamy, Chair in Cancer Nursing at the University of Melbourne and VCCC Research & Education Lead, Cancer Nursing

Professor Grant McArthur, Executive Director, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Head Molecular Oncology Laboratory; Consultant Medical Oncologist, Senior Principal Research Fellow (NHMRC), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Professor Rob Ramsay, patient treated for prostate cancer and joint head Gastrointestinal Cancer Program; both at Peter Mac

Alison Jones, author of The Jones Family Food Roster
 

6.00pm: Refreshments served

6.30pm: Forum commences

Have questions about The Next Wave: the future of cancer care from Victoria and beyond? Contact Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

When & Where


Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
Grand Ballroom
25 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST)


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