Speakers

Speakers currently confirmed for Survivorship 2015 include:

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    Daniel Byrne

    Chair, SA&NT Faculty Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Adelaide

    Dr Danny Byrne is a general practitioner at Chandlers Hill Surgery, Adelaide 24ks south of the city in an outer metro practice. He owns the practice with 6 other general practitioners....Read More>>

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    David Chapman

    CanSpeak Australia, South Australian Representative

    Non Hodgkins Lymphoma (diag. 2004)Former Deputy Chairman and Treasurer of Cancer Voices SACurrent SA representative of CanSpeak AustraliaCurrent Member of COSA Survivorship Working Party...Read More>>

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    Sally is living well with metastatic breast cancer, having been first diagnosed with early breast cancer in 1995....Read More>>

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    Haryana Dhillon

    University of Sydney, NSW

    Dr Haryana Dhillon, Research Fellow in Cancer Survivorship at the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-basedDecision-making (CeMPED) University of Sydney. CeMPED Deputy Director, Central Clinical School....Read More>>

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    Elizabeth Eakin

    University of Queensland, Brisbane

    Professor Elizabeth Eakin is Director of the Cancer Prevention Research Centre, within the School of Population Health, The University of Queensland. She is a behavioural scientist with extensive experience in the conduct of randomized controlled trials of health behaviour interventions,......Read More>>

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    Afaf Girgis

    Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research & UNSW, Sydney

    Professor Girgis is Director of the Psycho-oncology Research Group at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research & UNSW in Sydney, Australia. She has worked for more than 24 years as a Behavioural Scientist in cancer control and psycho-oncology....Read More>>

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    Michael Jefford

    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

    Associate Professor Michael Jefford is Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Oncology at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac), Senior Clinical Consultant at Cancer Council Victoria and a Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne....Read More>>

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    Gabrielle Kelly

    SAHMRI Centre for Wellness and Resilience, Adelaide

    Gabrielle Kelly is the SAHMRI Wellbeing and Resilience Centre's inaugural Director. Film-maker, digital media executive, social entrepreneur and strategist, she has been working on human behaviour and systems change in a range of settings....Read More>>

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    Bogda Koczwara AM

    Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Flinders University, Adelaide

    Professor Bogda Koczwara AM is a medical oncologist and the Director of Medical Oncology for the Southern Adelaide Health Service. Her clinical interests revolve around management of breast cancer, in particular in young women, survivorship care, psychooncology and supportive care......Read More>>

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    Annie Miller

    Cancer Council NSW, Sydney

    Annie Miller is the Manager of Practical Support at Cancer Council NSW. This extensive portfolio includes; Survivorship team, Pro Bono Legal and Financial program, Cancer Council Information Centres, Transport and Home Help and Financial Assistance....Read More>>

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    Michael Osborn

    Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide

    Michael Osborn is a haematologist and paediatric, adolescent and young adult oncologist. As well as working at the Women's and Children's Hospital Department of Haematology and Oncology, he has also lead the South Australian / Northern Territory Youth Cancer Service......Read More>>

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    Luke Ryan

    Writer, comedian and two-time cancer survivor, Melbourne

    Luke Ryan is a Melbourne-based writer, comedian and two-time cancer survivor. His first book, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo, is a comic memoir about growing up and getting cancer that grew out of his critically acclaimed......Read More>>

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    A/Prof Sabe Sabesan

    James Cook University and Townsville Cancer Centre, Townsville Hospital

    A/Prof Sabe Sabesan,BMBS(Flinders),FRACP is the director of the department of medical oncology at the Townsville Cancer Centre, Townsville Hospital, Queensland and the Clinical Dean of the Townsville Clinical School, the school of medicine and dentistry at the James Cook University,......Read More>>

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    Mr Michael Sexton

    ABC TV, Adelaide

    Michael Sexton has been a journalist for more than 30 years having worked for Channel 9, the BBC and the ABC. For 15 years he was the South Australian correspondent for the 730 Report....Read More>>

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    Graeme Suthers

    SA Pathology, Adelaide

    Graeme Suthers trained in clinical and laboratory genetics in Sydney, Adelaide, and Oxford. He is currently Head of the South Australian Clinical Genetics Service, and is responsible for familial cancer services provided in South Australia....Read More>>

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    Danielle Tindle

    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

    Danielle approaches the topic of cancer survivorship from an interdisciplinary perspective, given her academic and professional background in the field and also her personal experience as a long-term cancer survivor....Read More>>

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    Dr Adrienne Walker

    BreastScreen SA, Adelaide

    I started my medical career in General Practice, working for 20 years, mostly in Australia but with a few years in the UK. Over that time I developed a special interest in Palliative Care....Read More>>

  • Kathryn Whitfield

    Victorian Department of Health, Melbourne

    Kathryn currently works within the Department of Health Victoria as Acting Manager Cancer Strategy and Development, following almost 5 years in her substantive role as Manager Cancer Reform which encompasses the Integrated Cancer Services and Quality programs.  Prior to this......Read More>>

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    Leonie Young

    Wesley Hospital Kim Walters Choices Program, Brisbane

    Leonie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987.  Since her diagnosis she has been involved with many aspects of breast cancer advocacy and support with both national and international cancer organisations.  Her involvement now also includes organisations concerned with other......Read More>>

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    Mr Matthew Zachary

    Stupid Cancer, USA

    Diagnosed with brain cancer at 21, concert pianist and ad-agency veteran Matthew Zachary is the Founder of Stupid Cancer, the nation's dominant youth and young adult cancer advocacy nonprofit....Read More>>