Speakers » Sally Crossing AM - Ashleigh Moore Oration 2015
Cancer Voices Australia, NSW
Sally is living well with metastatic breast cancer, having been first diagnosed with early breast cancer in 1995.
She founded and chaired the Breast Cancer Action Group from 1997, and Cancer Voices - the independent, generic voice of people affected by cancer from 2000.
Sally was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her work in cancer consumer advocacy in 2005, and received an Honorary Doctorate (University of Sydney) in 2014 “in recognition of extraordinary leadership and contributions to supporting those with cancer from diagnosis, through treatment, care, support and survivorship in both advocacy and research”.
Sally is Convenor of Cancer Voices Australia which also facilitates the Australian Cancer Consumer Network – bringing together a bigger (30 consumer groups) voice for Australians affected by cancer.