2016

Jan

First meeting of Bowel cancer consumers-researchers interest group at SAHMRI with Dr Dan Worthley, Susi Woods & Tammy Lannagan.

Cancer Voices cycling group participate in various events, in addition to our regular Sunday morning rides every week throughout the year.

Feb

UniSA palliative & supportive care nursing students workshop with Mariann McNamara from Cancer Voices SA providing her perspectives on 'Difficult Conversations'.

March  

Commence 2016 'Survivors as Teachers' series of 14 small group tutorials with Adelaide Uni 3rd year medical students.  March-Aug.

April  

Cancer Voices SA feedback submission to SA Health  Draft Guidance Document for Human Research Biobanks and Associated Data

 

 

May   

June  

Bringing voices together: an interactive Knowledge Exchange initiative to reduce the gap between research, policy and practiceBringing voices together: an interactive Knowledge Exchange initiative to reduce the gap between research, policy and practice.  Julie Marker, Jonathon Karnon, Ellen McIntyre, Carol Davy, Christina Hagger, Ellen Kerrins, Michael Cousins.  Primary Health Care Research Conference, Jun 2016 Canberra.

Bowel cancer consumers-researchers Interest Group meet again to discuss progress with research at SA Health & Medical Research Institute.

July  

Work after Cancer website launched http://workaftercancer.com.auhttp://workaftercancer.com.au  after 2 years of work on the Return to Work After Cancer project Return to Work After Cancer project was completed.    A collaboration with Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer,

Aug 

Recovering from and surviving cancer: a consumer perspectiveRecovering from and surviving cancer: a consumer perspective Julie Marker  Cancer Forum Vol 39 No. 2 Aug 2015 76-79

Concerns about threat to clinical trials at new RAH,  Cancer Voices SA meet with Minister Snelling.

Sept

Trial quality questionnaires - evaluating the patient experience of participating in a clinical trial.  Julie Marker.  Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group ASM, Sept 2016, Melb

Cancer Voices contribute to Rapid Reviews on several aspects of Cancer Survivorship with UniSA researchers.

October  

Bowel cancer screening symposium, GESA Annual Conference, Adelaide.  Consumer reps -Julie Marker (Cancer Voices SA, AGITG Consumer Advisory Panel member) & Dan Kent (AGITG CAP) participated in panel sessions throughout the 2 day symposium.

 Consumers and communities – key partners in biobanking.  Julie Marker, Debra Kay, Jan Mumford. Australasian Biospecimen Network Association 2016 Annual Conference, 13-14 Oct in Adelaide.

Cancer Voices 2016 Challenge Ride - 6th annual event,  70, 35 & 20km ride routes, about 100 riders participated - photos now available at https://www.flickr.com/…/canc…/albums/with/72157675516178316   Thank you to Con Nakos, Julie Marker, Eric Browne....

November  

SA Statewide Survivorship Framework - meeting to celebrate achievements after 2 year project involving Chris Christensen, Julie Marker & Karen van Gorp from Cancer Voices SA

December:  

Ovarian Cancer SymposiumOvarian Cancer Symposium, 10 Dec 2016, Sydney, attended by Chris Christensen

Chris Chrisensen elected as Chair of Cancer Voices SA

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068