“Living Well Before, During and After Treatment”

Friday 12 June 2020
Garvan Institute of Medical Research
384 Victoria St, Darlinghurst (Sydney)
Hosted by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney & The Kinghorn Cancer Centre

We’re bringing together patients, family members, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, dentists, allied health practitioners, GPs, volunteers, surgeons, nurses, researchers and other interested stakeholders to share examples of the good work being done to improve the lives of people affected by head & neck cancer.

Join us for:

  • Latest research & discoveries
  • Team, medical & dental innovations
  • Personal recovery stories
  • Discussion panels + Q & A sessions
  • Peer support & on-line resources
  • Handouts, displays & lucky door prizes

MC and Forum Co-ordinator: Julie McCrossin AM

Julie McCrossin

As a survivor myself, I’ve come to have some understanding of not just the immediate physical and psychological impact of head and neck cancer, but also the ongoing need for information, support and the opportunity to be heard. If this is important to you, I hope you’ll come and join us.

Over time, we’ll be expanding the information on this website to provide more detail about the speakers, forum sessions, information displays and useful resources. In the meantime, if you have any questions about the Forum, please fill in this form field and click submit to ask Julie.

Ask Julie

Latest H&NC News

Quitskills Brief Intervention Training for Tackling Indigenous Smoking (WA)

Event dates

25 Feb 2020 – 27 Feb 2020
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council
Broome, Western Australia



The Quitskills program Tackling Indigenous Smoking Brief Intervention is a three-day nationally recognised training on smoking cessation.

The aim of this training is to:

  • increase your skills, knowledge and confidence so that you can assess and discuss smoking behaviour with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • successfully support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to reduce or quit smoking.

The course will cover a range of topics, including:

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