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“Living Well Before, During and After Treatment”

Friday 12 June 2020
8.30am-4.30pm
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.

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Latest H&NC News

Marcia Cross' anal cancer may have been linked to HPV. She wants people to know they could have the virus too.

Hilary Brueck, Insider, Nov 14, 2019

The “Desperate Housewives” star Marcia Cross isn’t shy about saying that she’s had anal cancer — or that, like more than nine out of 10 people with the diagnosis, she likely got it from the ubiquitous human papillomavirus, or HPV.

“It’s a virus,” she told Insider on Tuesday. “It’s not something that you do wrong. It doesn’t have to do with whatever sexual life you have.”

Cross had just finished speaking at what she said was her last anal-cancer outreach event this year, The Atlantic’s People v. Cancer conference.

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