2015 Survivorship Conference

 The 2015 cancer Survivorship Conference was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 6-7 February 2015, and convened by Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer.

The inaugural Ashleigh Moore Oration was presented by Sally Crossing AM, for her outstanding contributions to clincal practice, research, policy and advocacy affecting cancer survivors.  Listen to the Oration at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag6tSDuM3r4

 Many of the oral presentation slides and posters are available on the Survivorship Conference website at http://www.survivorship2015.org/program-7/http://www.survivorship2015.org/program-7/ and http://www.survivorship2015.org/poster-presentations/http://www.survivorship2015.org/poster-presentations/

Cancer Voices SA presentations at the Conference included:

“More than just telling my story” when cancer survivors become teachers:  Julie Marker, Louise Bastian, Stephanie Newell, Kath Lockier

  Why aren’t we ‘Measuring what matters to cancer survivors’ in Australia? abs# 59 (poster)  Julie Marker, Agnes Vitry

  Working together to ensure structured exercise is safe and more accessible for cancer survivors  abs# 72(poster) Jason Schild, Tricia LaBella, Julie Marker 

Research on cancer survivorship in Australia: current status, gaps and needs abs# 78 (poster) Agnes Vitry, Julie Marker


Cancer Voices SA is an active partner in the 'Return to work after cancer' project with reps on the project Steering Committee: Monique Bareham, Chris Christensen and Julie Marker 

Supporting Return to Employment after Cancer in Disadvantaged Communities  abs# 54 (poster) Bogda Koczwara 


and Julie Marker made key contributions as member of the Consumer Advisory Groups of  Cancer Clinical Trial Groups 

Strengthening survivor’s roles in cancer trials advisory groups. abs# 53 (poster) Joint Community Advisory Group (JCAG)


'Engage' Community Forums to raise awareness of Gastro-Intestinal cancers – an initiative led by GI Cancer survivors and carers. abs# 44 (poster) GI Cancer Institute/Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (GICI/AGITG) Consumer Advisory Panel 





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