Gastro-intestinal (GI) cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australia. If you have had or are currently facing a diagnosis of GI cancer or caring for family or friends affected by GI cancer, this free event provides an opportunity for you to ask the experts and learn from health professionals and others in your community.
When: Thursday 23 March 2017 at 6.30pm–9.00pm
Where: St. Catherine’s on the Park, University of Western Australia
2 Park Road, Crawley WA 6009 ( click on the link for a google map)
At the Engage Community Forum:
• Learn more about the impact of a GI cancer diagnosis on a person and their family
• Hear about cutting-edge GI cancer research from medical specialists
• Understand the benefits of clinical trials
• Meet leading health professionals
• Learn about support resources available in your area and tips for better living.
Schedule of Events
The big picture
|Dr Andrew Dean, St John of God, Subiaco|
|Latest advancements in research and treatments||Dr David Ransom, Fiona Stanley Hospital|
|Quality of Life & Tips for Better Living||Associate Professor Barbara Mullan, Curtin University|
|Carer’s Experience||Deputy Premier, Liza Harvey, MLA|
|Q & A||All|
Street parking available nearby on Park Road, Kanimbla Road, and Hampden Road. Fees and time restrictions may apply, so please read the signs to avoid a ticket. Paid parking is also available on Gordon Street, Fairway Drive, Hackett Drive and the UWA Campus.
Complimentary refreshments will be served from 8pm.
Community organisations or anyone interested in participating or supporting the GI Cancer Institute in promoting this community forum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 666 769.
Engage Community Forum in Perth is supported by Newmans Own Foundation