Free Cancer Council NSW Webinar on Chemo Brain

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Free Cancer Council NSW Webinar on Chemo Brain

Postby Janette » Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:34 am

Webinar Invitation: Register Now!
http://www2.redbackconferencing.com.au/CCNSW24092015

Chemobrain - 'Clearing the fog'
"What can I do to start thinking more clearly?"


Date: Thursday, 24th September 2015
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm AEST
Where: Online - join via your computer!
Presenters: Dr Haryana Dhillon, Dr Victoria Bray & TBC
Cost: Free.

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** If you are not available on the night you can still register and we will send you a link to the recorded webinar to watch later.

About this webinar

Chemobrain or the ability to think clearly after chemotherapy treatment is often reported by people affected by cancer. The effects are often debilitating and distressing, impacting on quality of life and the ability to function day to day. This webinar will discuss current research and provide strategies you can implement to work towards better functioning in your day to day life.

About our presenters
The discussion will be facilitated by Jill Mills, Cancer Council NSW, Practical Support Unit and the panel will include:

Dr Haryana Dhillon
Haryana is a Research Fellow in Cancer Survivorship at the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED) University of Sydney. She is also a member of the Board of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) and Council, and chair of the Survivorship Group of COSA.

Haryana co-leads a Cancer Survivorship Research Group based in the University of Sydney. The group is supported on peer-reviewed funding, allowing studies in cancer and cognition, physical activity in cancer populations, sleep disturbance and symptom control. She also maintains an active research interest in health literacy, communication in the cancer setting and patient education.

Dr Victoria Bray is a staff specialist in medical oncology at Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre. She has a particular interest in the management of thoracic and head and neck malignancies.
She completed her medical training at The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the UK in 1997 and subsequently participated in the Medical Oncology training programme at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Repatriation General Hospitals in Sydney. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2009.

Dr Bray has since undertaken a 3 year clinical research fellowship at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and during that time commenced a PhD investigating cognitive rehabilitation in cancer patients experiencing cognitive symptoms. Her other research interest include survivorship and quality of life in cancer patients.

Cancer Survivor – To be confirmed


We look forward to your participation,
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Janette

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