Victorian Cancer Survivorship Community of Practice Webinar

The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC) invites registrations for the virtual 2020 Survivorship Community of Practice. The forum brings together health professionals with an interest in cancer survivorship and the implementation of new models of care and provides an opportunity to discuss key aspects of cancer survivorship.

This free forum is open to those working with cancer survivors from all sectors including hospital, community or non-government organisations, researchers and policymakers.


2:00pm - Welcome and ACSC update (Prof Michael Jefford, Ms Helana Kelly)
2:15pm - DHHS Cancer Strategy and Development update (Ms Karen Botting, Manager, Cancer Reform)
2:25pm - Sydney Cancer Survivorship Centre (Prof Janette Vardy, Concord Cancer Centre and the University of Sydney)
2:45pm - PROs and self-management (Prof Bogda Koczwara, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer)
3:05pm - State-wide ‘Embed and Spread’ Projects

Dr Maria Ftanou, Peter Mac

  • Can-Sleep: Improving night-time sleep problems in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
  • Addressing fear of cancer recurrence
  • Developing self-management booklets in languages other than English

Ms Rebecca McIntosh, Carrington Health

  • Expanding Good Life Cancer Survivorship

Ms Tegan Nash, ACSC

  • Embedding optimal cancer survivorship care across Victoria

3:20pm - Online evaluations and close

Speakers include:

  1. Prof Janette Vardy
  2. Prof Bogda Koczwara AM
  3. Dr Maria Ftanou
  4. Ms Rebecca McIntosh
  5. Tegan Nash

For further information, you can contact the ACSC team (03) 8559 6220 or [email protected].

This is a joint initiative between the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services and the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre.

Once registered, please select the option to add this event to your calendar.

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