Download PowerPoint presentations from Lumps & Bumps Above the Belt: a workshop for GPs, held at St Vincent's Hospital, 31 August 2013.
Investigating a New Breast Symptom: Dr David Speakman
Dr Speakman is the Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director Medical Services at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and is a Senior Surgeon in both the Breast and Skin and Melanoma Units there. Dr Speakman is particularly interested in the minimally invasive treatment of breast cancer and is also widely experienced in benign Breast Disease and is involved in international clinical trial programs. He has had a long involvement with the breast screening program through assessment clinics as well as on the Scientific Advisory Committee of BreastScreen Victoria. He has taught medical students from both Melbourne and Monash Universities for the past 20 years.
Risk Reduction & Genetics in Breast Cancer: Dr Mary-Ann Young
Dr Mary-Anne Young has been a practicing genetic counsellor for over 20 years. In 1997 she established the Familial Cancer Centre at Peter MacCallum where she's now the Unit Manager and Senior Genetic Counsellor. Prior to that Mary-Anne was employed at Genetic Health Services Victoria where she worked in prenatal, paediatric and general genetics. Mary-Anne is actively involved in research, particularly in the area of decision-making regarding the utilisation of genetic testing in both the research and clinical setting. Mary-Anne has a keen interest in research that translates into examination and change in genetic counselling practice, hence her work in developing a model of genetic counselling for practitioners to use when working with young people.
Breast Cancer Decision Tool: Dr Ian Collins
Dr Ian Collins is currently a medical oncology Fellow at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. He previously trained in medical oncology in Ireland and has since specialised here in breast cancer, and specifically breast cancer prevention.
Head & Neck Lumps: Dr Anne Cass
Dr Anne Cass trained in Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery in Melbourne with further subspecialty training in Otoneurology. She's been in charge of the Head and Neck clinic at the Eye and Ear Hospital since 2004. Anne is an Examiner for the fellowship in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck surgery. Anne runs an ENT practice in Hamilton and Warrnambool and flies a light plane between Melbourne and the rural practice.
Tumours of the Eye Primary & Secondary: Dr John McKenzie
Dr John McKenzie graduated from Melbourne University in 1980. He did postgraduate training for 3 years at Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Alfred in the surgical stream. He undertook Ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, completing RANZCO and RACS in 1988. He went on to do a fellowship in ocular oncology in 1988-9 at Moorefield’s Eye Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He established the Ocular Oncology unit a the RVEEH in 1990 and also a paediatric unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital for management of retinoblastoma. He's also the head of Ophthalmology at Western Health and has a private practice in ocular oncology and general ophthalmology. He was the principle investigator for the environment and eye health study in 1998-2001 looking at the relationship between UV exposure and development of ocular melanoma.