Presenters

A/Professor Claire Wakefield

Associate Professor Claire Wakefield is a Senior Researcher at the University of NSW and leads the Behavioural Sciences Unit in the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospit... Read more

Webinars presented by Associate Professor Claire: Survivorship Care Planning

Alka Bisen

Alka Bisen is the Program Manager for Financial Assistance Services at Cancer Council NSW. She has been working with Cancer Council NSW for the past 8 years and currently oversees ... Read more

Asha Heydon-White

Asha Heydon-White is a physiotherapist specialising in oncology and lymphoedema. Asha undertook lymphoedema training in the United Kingdom prior to returning to Australia to work a... Read more

Webinars presented by Asha: Understanding Lymphoedema "What can I do to prevent and/or manage Lymphoedema?"

Associate Professor David Smith

David is a Research Fellow and cancer epidemiologist at the Cancer Council NSW. He has a particular focus on prostate cancer, prostate cancer testing and prostate cancer outcomes i... Read more

Webinars presented by Associate Professor David: Men's Research Update "What is the latest research telling us about men's experience of cancer?"

Associate Professor Peter Grimison

Peter is currently Staff Specialist in Medical Oncology at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse in Sydney; Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred and Dubbo Base Hospitals; and Clin... Read more

Webinars presented by Associate Professor Peter: Men's Research Update "What is the latest research telling us about men's experience of cancer?"

Associate Professor Prue Cormie

Associate Professor Prue Cormie, Australian Catholic University. Prue is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist whose research and clinical work focuses on the role of exercise in the... Read more

Webinars presented by Associate Professor Prue: Exercise and Cancer "What are the benefits for me?"

Ben Bravery

Ben was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer in 2011 at the age of 28. Ben had radiotherapy, surgery and chemotherapy and this July marks 5 years since the surgery that rem... Read more

Webinars presented by Ben: The Guilt of Surviving Cancer - "Why do I feel guilty?"

Brett Finneran

Brett was diagnosed with brain cancer on the 6th of December 1988 - the same night as his year 10 graduation, at 15 years of age. After receiving his diagnosis Brett endured 5 ... Read more

Webinars presented by Brett: Someone I know survived Cancer - "How do I help once treatment is finished?

Carolina Sandler

Carolina is an accredited exercise physiologist and post-doctoral fellow at the UNSW Fatigue Clinic and The National Centre for Cancer Survivorship at the University of NSW. She is... Read more

Webinars presented by Carolina: Fatigue after Cancer Treatment - "What can I do to stop feeling so tired?"

Cherrie Bullard

Cherrie is 63, lives in Sydney and has extensive experience working in HR and workplace conflict within the Public Sector. In 2015 she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer and had ... Read more

Webinars presented by Cherrie: Exercise and Cancer "What are the benefits for me?"

Clare Hughes

Clare Hughes is the Nutrition Program Manager at Cancer Council NSW. She leads a team of dietitians and nutritionists responsible for the organisation’s nutrition-related cancer ... Read more

Dr Catherine Boorer

Dr Catherine Boorer is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in Macquarie St, Sydney. One of only a handful of fully qualified female plastic surgeons in Sydney, she specialis... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Catherine: Breast Reconstruction "What are the pros and cons?"

Dr Catherine Mason

Dr Catherine Mason is a senior staff specialist psychiatrist working with patients from oncology, haematology oncology and palliative care in western Sydney since 1998. She is a Cl... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Catherine: Anxiety and Depression after cancer treatment "How do I cope with these unexpected feelings?"

Dr Haryana Dhillon

Haryana is a Senior Research Fellow in Cancer Survivorship at the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED), School of Psychology, University of Syd... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Haryana: Fatigue after Cancer Treatment - "What can I do to stop feeling so tired?"

Dr Laura Kirsten

Dr Kirsten is a senior clinical psychologist at Nepean Cancer Care Centre with both clinical and research expertise in psycho-oncology. Since completing her PhD she now provides ps... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Laura: Anxiety and Depression after cancer treatment "How do I cope with these unexpected feelings?"

Dr Niamh Moloney

Dr Niamh Moloney is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Lecturer at Macquarie University, Sydney. Combining almost 20 years of clinical and academic experience, she is passionate... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Niamh: Managing Pain After Cancer Treatment

Dr Rebecca Deans

Rebecca Deans is a gynaecologist, working at the Royal Hospital for Women and Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick NSW. She is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand ... Read more

Webinars presented by Rebecca: Fertility Issues "What are my options after treatment?"

Dr Vincent Tse

Dr. Vincent Tse is currently Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, and Consultant Urologist at Concord Hospital and Macquarie University Hospital, Sy... Read more

Webinars presented by Dr Vincent: Incontinence after Cancer "How do I manage incontinence?"

Gill Neil

Gill Neil is a breast care nurse at The Royal Hospital for Women (RHW). She works as part of a multidisciplinary team involved in breast care management and also works closely with... Read more

Webinars presented by Gill: Breast Reconstruction "What are the pros and cons?"

Helen Jessup

Helen developed secondary Lymphoedema in her left arm and hand as a result of surgery for her breast cancer. In April 2012 in between her chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments t... Read more

Webinars presented by Helen: Understanding Lymphoedema "What can I do to prevent and/or manage Lymphoedema?"

Helen Mackie

Helen is a Rehabilitation Physician who is the Medical Director of the Mt Wilga Lymphoedema Service in Hornsby and the Clinical Lead at the Macquarie University ALERT lymphoedema P... Read more

Webinars presented by Helen: Understanding Lymphoedema "What can I do to prevent and/or manage Lymphoedema?"

Ian Olver AM

Ian Olver AM is a medical oncologist, bioethicist and researcher. He is currently Professor of Translational Cancer Research, Director, Sansom Institute for Health Research and Dea... Read more

Webinars presented by Ian: The Guilt of Surviving Cancer - "Why do I feel guilty?"

Jill Mills

Jill Mills joined Cancer Council NSW in 2012 to develop programs and services for Young Adults (aged 18 to 45). She was integral in the development of the survivorship webinars an... Read more

Katherine Pranic

Katherine Pranic is a freelance copywriter and yoga teacher based in Sydney. As a teenager, Katherine experienced chemotherapy and radiation for Hodgkin’s Disease, recently she u... Read more

Webinars presented by Katherine: Wellness after cancer treatment "What does 'wellness' mean to me?"

Kim Hobbs

Kim Hobbs holds a Masters degree in Social Work and has a long career in oncology social work; currently working at Westmead Hospital in the Department of Gynaecological Oncology. ... Read more

Webinars presented by Kim: Anger after Cancer - "I finished treatment, so why do I feel so angry?"

Louise Koelmeyer

Occupational Therapist & Lymphoedema Practitioner, Clinical Researcher, Educator Lymphoedema Program Manager ALERT (Australian Lymphoedema Education, Research and Treatment), M... Read more

Mary Kelly

Mary is a Continence Clinical Nurse Consultant, with over 20 years’ experience in the field. Graduating from nursing school at Repatriation General Hospital, Concord in 1986, she... Read more

Webinars presented by Mary: Incontinence after Cancer "How do I manage incontinence?"

Maxine Rosenfield

Maxine has over 25 years’ experience as a counsellor, supervisor, trainer, author and consultant with wide experience of working across a variety of organisations from hospitals ... Read more

Webinars presented by Maxine: Anger after Cancer - "I finished treatment, so why do I feel so angry?", The Guilt of Surviving Cancer - "Why do I feel guilty?"

Mick Miller

Mick was diagnosed with throat and neck cancer in 2013 with his treatment including a 70 day stay in hospital. Following the completion of his treatment Mick embarked on a journey ... Read more

Webinars presented by Mick: Anger after Cancer - "I finished treatment, so why do I feel so angry?"

Mubarak Suleman

Mubarak Suleman is a HR Business Partner at Cancer Council NSW. Mubarak has worked in diverse industries operating over multiple jurisdictions in multiple countries including healt... Read more

Webinars presented by Mubarak: Work and Cancer - "How do I manage difficult conversations at work?"

Nicki Polykarpou

Nicki was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2011 (aged 41) while she was part-way through PhD studies in the UK.  She underwent a year of what she calls 'active' treatment: ... Read more

Webinars presented by Nicki: Fatigue after Cancer Treatment - "What can I do to stop feeling so tired?"

Nikola Ellis

Nikola Ellis has been immersed in yoga for 25 years and is the founder and principal teacher at Adore Yoga in Sydney. Nikola and her team offer a personalised and therapeutic style... Read more

Webinars presented by Nikola: Wellness after cancer treatment "What does 'wellness' mean to me?"

Pauline Shilkin

Pauline is a mother, wellness coach, social worker, motivational speaker and a two-time breast cancer survivor. Pauline was first diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 1997 ... Read more

Webinars presented by Pauline: Anxiety and Depression after cancer treatment "How do I cope with these unexpected feelings?"

Phil Mendoza-Jones

Phil had been operating his solo marketing and advertising consultancy for over ten years when diagnosed with colon cancer in October 2004. He endured a seven months precautionary ... Read more

Webinars presented by Phil: Men's Research Update "What is the latest research telling us about men's experience of cancer?", Managing Pain After Cancer Treatment

Professor Bogda Koczwara

Professor Bogda Koczwara is a medical oncologist at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer in Adelaide and the National Breast Cancer Foundation Fellow. Her clinical interest... Read more

Webinars presented by Professor Bogda: Work and Cancer - "How do I manage difficult conversations at work?"

Professor David Goldstein

Prof Goldstein is a conjoint clinical professor at the Prince of Wales Clinical school and Senior Staff Specialist in the Department of Medical Oncology at the Nelune Cancer Centre... Read more

Webinars presented by Professor David: Managing Pain After Cancer Treatment

Professor Janette Vardy

Professor Janette Vardy is a medical oncologist working as a clinician researcher at the Concord Cancer Centre, University of Sydney. After completing a Clinical Research Fellowsh... Read more

Webinars presented by Professor Janette: Exercise and Cancer "What are the benefits for me?", Survivorship Care Planning

Professor Mei Krishnasamy

Professor Mei Krishnasamy is Chair in Cancer Nursing at the University of Melbourne and Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Cancer Experiences Research at the Peter MacCall... Read more

Professor Robert Thomas

Professor Robert Thomas is a Consultant Oncologist at the Primrose Oncology Unit, Bedford and Addenbrooke’s, Hospitals in the UK specialising in Breast, Skin, Colorectal and Pros... Read more

Webinars presented by Professor Robert: Wellness after cancer treatment "What does 'wellness' mean to me?"

Professor Sanchia Aranda

Honorary Professor Sanchia Aranda was appointed as CEO of Cancer Council Australia in August 2015. She currently holds academic appointments with the School of Health Sciences, U... Read more

Webinars presented by Professor Sanchia: Someone I know survived Cancer - "How do I help once treatment is finished?

Professor William Ledger

Professor William Ledger is Senior Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of New South Wales, Head of Reproductive Medicine... Read more

Webinars presented by William: Fertility Issues "What are my options after treatment?"

Sabrina Wren

During her time as mum to 5 children Sabrina trained as a counsellor and psychotherapist, operating a small business from home. Following a second diagnosis of breast cancer in 20... Read more

Webinars presented by Sabrina: Survivorship Care Planning

Sally Linwood

Sally Linwood is a lawyer with a background in corporate governance and pro bono legal services. Sally worked as a lawyer at a corporate firm for 6 years (including a 6 month secon... Read more

Webinars presented by Sally: Work and Cancer - "How do I manage difficult conversations at work?"

Sam Patterson

Sam was diagnosed with Stage IIIb Hodgkin's Lymphoma five years ago at the age of 21. When most people’s lives are just getting started his was put on hold. With a lengthy diagno... Read more

Webinars presented by Sam: Someone I know survived Cancer - "How do I help once treatment is finished?

Sana Qadar

Sana Qadar was 22 when Ben Bravery, her partner of 5 months, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. She is a Canadian TV and radio journalist and currently a reporter at SBS. She of... Read more

Webinars presented by Sana: The Guilt of Surviving Cancer - "Why do I feel guilty?"

Sarah Penman

Sarah Penman is the National Pro Bono Manager at Cancer Council NSW. She trained as a lawyer and started her career as a corporate lawyer, and was heavily involved in pro bono... Read more

Yvonne Hughes

Yvonne Hughes is the author of One Piece of Advice: Words to guide you through early breast cancer. One Piece of Advice was written after Yvonne began treatment for breast cancer. ... Read more

Webinars presented by Yvonne: Breast Reconstruction "What are the pros and cons?", Someone I know survived Cancer - "How do I help once treatment is finished?

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