Thanks to research, cancer outcomes have improved enormously over the last 30 years. There are now many cancer survivors living with the long-term effects of their disease, needing therapy and support.
We are transforming cancer detection, treatment and survivorship through research, using our combined strengths and expertise to make a difference.
On World Cancer Day, we are celebrating cancer survivors and showing how our research is making the outlook brighter into the future.
14:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 14:35
A/Prof Phoebe Phillips
Cancer Research in NSW
Prof David Currow FAHMS
14:40 - 14:45
I Am… And I Will...
World Cancer Day video statements from UNSW researchers
14:45 - 15:00
Research feature: PROMPT-Care
Prof Afaf Girgis
15:00 - 15:05
Managing increased cancer risk
Prof David Thomas (Inaugural Cancer CAG seed grant recipient)
15:05 - 15:10
Optimising outcomes for older people with cancer
Prof Meera Agar (Inaugural Cancer CAG seed grant recipient)
15:10 - 15:15
STEP FORWARDS: addressing fear of cancer recurrence
Dr Ben Smith (Cancer CAG E/MCR seed grant recipient)
15:15 - 15:20
Driving best practice in breast cancer care with big data
Dr Marina van Leeuwen (Cancer CAG E/MCR seed grant recipient)
15:20 - 15:30
2020 E/MCR seed grant awards announced
Toyota Material Handling Australia
15:30 - 16:30