Prof Dorothy Keefe reappointed as CEO of Cancer Australia

Prof Dorothy Keefe reappointed as CEO of Cancer Australia The Minister for Health, Greg Hunt has announced that Professor Dorothy Keefe, PSM MD, has been re-appointed as Cancer Australia Chief Executive Officer for a further three years. Cancer Voices congratulates Dorothy Keefe on her reappointment and looks forward to our continued collaboration with her and…

National Pancreatic Roadmap launched

National Pancreatic Roadmap launched The Australian Government has launched the National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap (Roadmap) and has committed $20.3 million to support improved outcomes and survival for Australians affected by pancreatic cancer. The National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap identifies 33 key priority areas and 60 strategies for collective action over the next five years to 2027.…

National Medicines Policy Review deferred

National Medicines Policy Review deferred The Federal Government has listened to stakeholders including patient groups, industry and professional organisations and has now deferred the finalisation of the National Medicines Policy Review (NMPR) until after the Federal election. The National Medicines Policy has been in place since 2000 and this is the first review. The review…

World Cancer Day – UNSW hosted a webinar

World Cancer Day – UNSW hosted a webinar The Cancer Clinical Advisory Group UNSW hosted a webinar on World Cancer Day. The webinar featured presentations from Dr Ben Smith and A/Prof Winston Liauw followed by a consumer led panel discussion facilitated by Kathryn Leaney and Murray McLachlan focusing on equity in cancer care.  

2nd Patient Voice Podcast launched

2nd Patient Voice Podcast launched Jessica Bean chats to Lisa Briggs Hear patient advocate, Lisa Briggs, a mother of two who was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer in 2014, chats to patient advocate and PVI Chair, Jessica Bean. Following her diagnosis, Lisa has advocated for reform in the health sector. She generously shares…