Viewed as a series, or independently, the one-hour webinars will illustrate the multidisciplinary nature of disease management and the need for the incorporation of all treatment modalities to achieve optimal outcomes.
The series will highlight cutting-edge science from across the VCCC Alliance that could improve outcomes for this patient group.
Part 4: Therapy - Systemic and Radiation and Survivorship
Understand more about the latest therapeutic approaches including immunotherapy. Explore radiation oncology innovation and learn about survivorship best practice in speech, diet, survivorship and surveillance. This session will feature a consumer panel led by Maria Ftanou, head of the Clinical Psychology Department at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne and a Research Fellow at the School of Population and Global Health at The University of Melbourne.
Systemic and radiation therapy
- Establish intent of treatment
- Radiation therapy
- Systemic therapy
- Palliative care
Understand the vital functions of the cancer nurse
Care after initial treatment and recovery
- Survivorship - speech, diet
- Consumer panel
Read more about the series:
When things don't go well - managing failure and the future research outlook, Tuesday 19 July
The VCCC Alliance Research and Education Lead, Head and Neck Cancer program aims to map opportunities across the alliance to develop expert networks, deliver strategic educational programming, improve sharing of data for research, and implement multi-partner clinical trials to speed up the translation of new research into routine clinical practice.
Wednesday 6 July 2022
5.00pm - 6.00pm