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We regret to advise that the Forum planned for 16 October 2020 at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney has been postponed until 2021. In its place, we are currently filming a series of videos on Head & Neck Cancer Treatment Innovations to Improve Survival & Quality of Life to be released on World Head & Neck Cancer Day, 27 July 2020.

2020 Head & Neck Cancer Video Series

Title: Head & Neck Cancer Treatment Innovations: Improving Survival & Quality of Life

Hosts: St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney & The Kinghorn Cancer Centre

Purpose: To provide up-to-date evidence-based information for everyone in the head & neck cancer community

Presenter: Julie McCrossin AM, broadcaster, head & neck cancer survivor, Ambassador for BeyondFive, Targeting Cancer, TROG Cancer Research

Video Producer: Daniel Taylor, Director, Media Services, Insight

Videos Release Date: 27 July 2020, World Head & Neck Cancer Day

Video Topics:

  1. Innovations in Surgery
  2. Innovations in Radiation Therapy
  3. Innovations in Chemotherapy & Immunotherapy
  4. Innovations in Dental Care
  5. Innovations in Managing Distress, Mask Anxiety & Recovery

Aims:

  1. To produce a series of pre-recorded video Forums for broadcast on multiple social media platforms
  2. To discuss key innovations that are improving survival & quality of life for patients with head & neck cancers
  3. To explain who may benefit, eligibility, access & any financial payments that may be necessary
  4. To explain potential side-effects, short & long term, & how patients are supported to deal with them
  5. To answer pre-recorded questions from patients, family carers & clinicians

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Forum Postponed to 2021, Video Series Announced

I am sorry to inform you that we have had to cancel the Forum planned to be held on Friday 16 October 2020 at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, due to the risks associated with COVID-19.

We plan to reschedule the face-to-face Forum to late 2021, if it is safe to gather at that time.

However, the good news is we are instead producing in 2020 a series of five videos on Head & Neck Cancer Treatment Innovations to Improve Survival & Quality of Life.

Registered Forum attendees will receive the links to the five videos as soon as they are launched on World Head & Neck Cancer Day 27 July 2020, a little way ahead of their release to the general community.

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