Education: Upcoming events
How the law intersects with cancer care and the rights and responsibilities of clinicians: Wednesday 18 May 2016
A range of legal frameworks impact on the delivery of cancer care in
Victoria, including regulation of health professionals, informed
consent, and end-of-life law. This event will focus on a lively
multi-disciplinary medical and legal panel discussion to draw out the
complexities through discussion of three case studies that illustrate
different ways in which the law impacts on cancer care.
Where: Telstra Corporate Building, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 6pm start. More details coming soon.
Law, end of life care and cancer: consumer audience: Thursday 19 May 2016
This event will provide a welcoming space in which cancer patients, their carers and community members can gain a better understanding of how advance care planning can support better decision-making at the end-of-life
Where: The Wheeler Centre, Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 6pm start. More details coming soon.
Brain Cancer Community Forum: Friday 6 May 2016
Cancer Council Victoria is collaborating with key organisations on a community event aimed at supporting brain cancer patients and carers on changes to treatment and support services available. Sessions will include developments in personalised brain tumour treatment, the practical and psychological challenges of living with a brain tumour and a session specifically for carers.
Where: Cancer Council Victoria. Register here.