John Friedsam

John Friedsam and Julie McCrossinJohn is the General Manager of Divisions at Canteen Australia. For the past 14 years, John has specialised in psycho-oncology service provision and management.

John is passionate about developing and delivering evidence-based, sustainable supportive care, counselling and group work services to cancer patients and their families.

John’s work has concentrated on the impact of cancer on families, cancer communications and familial adjustment to cancer – most recently on adolescents and young adults who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis or that of a family member, or are bereaved due to a cancer-related death.

Listen to John talk to Julie McCrossin in our Explaining Cancer to Kids podcast episode.