2018 Patient Symposium

Register now for the QCGC Research 2018 Patient Symposium

Customs House, Brisbane | Saturday 8 September 2018, from 10am
Survivorship - making life after gynaecological cancer the best it can be.

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The focus on this years symposium is Survivorship. This event brings together women undergoing treatment for gynaecological cancer along with their family and friends, to provide practical survivorship information that is useful for all women during and post treatment.

The speaker list and topics include:

  • What type of complementary therapies are gynaecological cancer patients using and what are the perceived benefits?  Prof Monika Janda, Professor in Behavioural Science at the Centre for Health Services Research, University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine
  • Surviving and thriving - Tracey Gardner, Senior Psychologist, Cancer Council Queensland
  • National approach – supporting women to live well after gynaecological cancer treatment, Caroline Nehill, Cancer Australia
  • Immunotherapy – the good news and bad news, Assoc Prof Philip Beale – Chair of ANZGOG
  • Research update, Prof Andreas Obermair – Director of QCGC Research
  • Question and Answer session, symposium presenters to sit on Q&A panel

A printable flyer/agenda can be downloaded here.

To register, call 07 3646 3882 or email info@gyncan.org - information we will require when registering your interest is your name, how many in your group are attending, any dietary requirements and your preferred contact method (email preferable).

We hope you can make it - we received such positive feedback from those who attended our 2017 Patient Symposium and how beneficial the information presented was for patients and family, as well as uplifting. During break times, patients and families have the chance to mingle and share their journeys. Make sure you mark this date in your diary now - Saturday 8 September from 10am.

Contacts

Register now!
07 3646 3882