Hear what the experts have to say!
- Hear about the latest developments in cutting edge gastro-intestinal cancer research from leading health professionals.
- Learn more about the impact of a GI cancer diagnosis on a person and their family.
The first of three community forums will be held tonight at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, 6:30-8:30pm.
The event will feature Professor John Zalcberg, Chairman of the GI Cancer Institute and the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG), Australia’s largest independent non-profit organisation conducting clinical trials into gastro-intestinal (GI) cancers; Ms Linda Nolte, from Melbourne’s Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Dr Shane Patella, health care consultant.
Schedule of Events
|Welcome by MC||Mr Russell Conley
Executive Officer – GI Cancer Institute & AGITG
The big picture
|Professor John Zalcberg
Director, Division of Cancer Medicine – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Chair – GI Cancer Institute & AGITG
|Latest advancements in research and treatments||A/Prof Niall Tebbutt
Senior Medical Oncologist – Austin Health, Northern Health and Ludwig Institute
Director – GI Cancer Institute & AGITG
|Incorporating Quality of Life questions into research||A/Prof Penny Schofield
Scientific Director and NHMRC Fellow, Department of Cancer Experiences Research – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
|Survivorship||Ms Amanda Piper
Project Manager – Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre
|Overview of the Engage Program||Mr Shane Patella
Consumer Advisory Panel Member – AGITG
|Q & A||MC/All|