Dates for diary

Thursday 9 August, 2018

Cancer Education Programs

Small group education programs can help at any stage of your cancer experience and are available at local health services across Victoria. Join these informal and friendly sessions to share stories and tips with others going through a similar experience.

The Living with Cancer Education Program helps you get through the day to day challenges including getting the most out of your health care team, managing stress and dealing with side effects.

Wellness and Life after Cancer is to help you move from treatment to recovery and self-manage your health and wellbeing.

August programs


Chemotherapy Services Consultation Workshop

Monday 13 August, 1-3pm, 615 St Kilda Road

Lunch provided

Have you experienced chemotherapy services as a patient, carer, family member or volunteer worker? The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in collaboration with the National Cancer Expert Reference Group are conducting consultations nationally to better understand the safety and quality issues facing patients. If interested, please register your attendance.

Register now


Prostate Cancer Community Education Event

Monday 15 October, 9-11:30am, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Light refreshments provided

Join in a free patient-centred prostate cancer educational event to learn about advances in medical imaging for prostate cancer diagnosis, prostate cancer pathology, support for treatment decision making for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and the role of peer support groups in the prostate cancer.

To find out more, contactus@wcmics.org or call 9035 9537

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Monitoring the emotional and physical well-being of women with breast cancer

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute are looking for women aged 18+ years old who have had a diagnosis of breast cancer within the last 5 years, to participate in an online survey about your physical and emotional health. The survey takes approximately 30 minutes, and is for women living in Australia.

Find out more


Taking Control: Surviving and Thriving

Australia’s Inaugural National Lynch Syndrome Forum

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney

Join us for Australia’s first-ever national symposium for medical professionals and health consumers dedicated to improving the lives of Australians living with Lynch syndrome. This is a one-stop shop for information, solutions and hope for Australians living with Lynch syndrome, their families and those professionals and academics who support them.

Register now

 

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