Paul Katris, Executive Officer, Western Australian Clinical Oncology Group, WA; David Briggs, Consumer; Dr Lorraine Chantrill, Director of Oncology Clinical Trials, Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre, Campbelltown Hospital, NSW; Olive Doig, Clinical Trials Manager, Medical Oncology Research Unit, Canberra Region Cancer Centre, Canberra Hospital, ACT; Sophie Mepham, Department Head, Clinical Trials Unit, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC; Sam Thorp, Research Communication and Community Engagement Officer, Cancer Council NSW, NSW; and Joan Torony, Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group, Chief Operations Officer & Research Manager, TROG Central Operations Office, Calvary Mater Newcastle, NSW.
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