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1-19 Torrington Place

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WC1E 7HB

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Speaker: Professor Jon Emery, Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research, University of Melbourne & Director of PC4 (Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical) Trials Group

When/where: 11:00-12:00, Wednesday 19th of December, Room G12, 1-19 Torrington Place, WC1E 7HB

Talk outline: Professor Emery will summarise a range of recently completed or ongoing Australian studies aimed at improving cancer prevention and control chiefly through earlier diagnosis, but also risk-stratified prevention and survivorship interventions. These encompass:

  • Risk-stratified prevention interventions of colorectal and other cancers

  • Symptom awareness interventions for a range of cancers (IRCO and CHEST studies)

  • Diagnostic pathway optimisation initiatives for cancer patients

  • Shared care for cancer survivors

  • Emerging Australian linked data sources for cancer research

Speaker’s bio: Prof Jon Emery is the Herman Professor of Primary Care Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne, and the Primary Care Research and Education Lead at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre. He is an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, Director of the Cancer Australia Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4), and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. His previous appointments include Head of the School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care at the University of Western Australia, and CRUK Clinician Scientist at the University of Cambridge. He is the Australian Lead for the CRUK CanTest research collaborative (the inaugural multi-institutional CRUK ‘Catalyst’ Award for Population Health Research).

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1-19 Torrington Place

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