Cancer Voices cycling group participate in various events, in addition to our regular 8am Sunday morning rides every week throughout the year.
Cancer Voices walking group continues 1hr walks in Belair National Park, 9.30am every Tuesday.
2-3 Feb, 2017 FCIC/COSA Survivorship Conference in Adelaide. Cancer Voices SA member Chris Christensen contributed on the Program Committee throughout 2016, then co-chaired the Healthy Living session and spoke on this panel. Other Cancer Voices members who were invited speakers were Tony Hamdorf, Karen van Gorp, Julie Marker.
Media - World Cancer Day 4 Feb: ABC News - Research into Quality of Life issues dentified by cancer survivors at http://www.abc.net.au/…/research-into-quality-of-li…/8241754 and Cancer study to focus on 'tsunami of survivors' http://www.abc.net.au/…/new-cancer-treatments-creat…/8241556
11 Feb, UniSA Palliative and Supportive Care Nursing Workshops on 'Difficult Conversations'.
Wonderful, insightful personal stories presented by Lesley Shears & Maxine Williams that commenced the interactive discussions with students, and additional perspectives added by brief presentations from Chris Christensen & Julie Marker. Thank you again to Dr Kev OShaughnessy for excellent facilitation of these teaching sessions and inviting Cancer Voices speakers, for a 5th consecutive year.
Bowel cancer consumers-researchers interest group meets again at SAHMRI with Dr Dan Worthley, Susi Woods & Tammy Lannagan.
Cancer Voices members submit their stories to provide context and personalised insights to the Draft SA Cancer Control Plan 2017-2020.
Australian Institute of Health Innovation workshop, 17 March 2017, Sydney. Speakers/ consumer panelists: CVSA Exec Team Stephanie Newell, Chris Christensen, Eric Browne, Julie Marker
First meeting of Bowel cancer consumers-researchers interest group at SAHMRI with Dr Dan Worthley, Susi Woods & Tammy Lannagan.
Cancer Voices cycling group participate in various events, in addition to our regular Sunday morning rides every week throughout the year.
UniSA palliative & supportive care nursing students workshop with Mariann McNamara from Cancer Voices SA providing her perspectives on 'Difficult Conversations'.
Commence 2016 'Survivors as Teachers' series of 14 small group tutorials with Adelaide Uni 3rd year medical students. March-Aug.
Cancer Voices SA feedback submission to SA Health Draft Guidance Document for Human Research Biobanks and Associated Data
Oncofertility Register: meeting to establish a SA chapter of this national online registry. Cancer Voices Reps Monique, Jon and Liam participated.
12 Cancer Voices survivors participated in a 'GP-oncology shared care for survivorship' workshop organised by the Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4).
UniSA Palliative and Supportive Care Nursing Forum - 'Survivors as teachers' presentations by Kathy Seager and Cath Caon.
The 2015 national cancer Survivorship Conference held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 6-7 February 2015, and convened by Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer.
'Yarning about cancer' - presented by Julie Marker & Sandy Miller at SA Cancer Services planning day for 2016-2020 Cancer Control Plan, Aboriginal companion document
3 Feb - Ashleigh Moore OAM, Chair of Cancer Voices SA - Rest in Peace. Sadly Ashleigh passed away from lung cancer. About 300 people attended his funeral on 11 Feb 2014.
Activities organised by Cancer Voices
March - Ashleigh Moore Memorial bike Ride (see photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cancervoicessa/sets/72157643098474393 About 80 participants
April -Jul 'Patients as Teachers' - Cancer Voices commenced series of 16 x 1hr tutorials with small groups of 8 medical students at Adelaide Uni, describing the personal impacts of cancer
April- Nov - Exercise and Cancer - Cancer Voices commences discussions around increasing fitness coaches & personal trainers knowledge & understanding of cancer.
Oct-Exercise and Cancer Forum, CVSA in collaboration with Regency TAFE Diploma of Fitness, Julie Marker, Tricia LaBella, Jason Schild
Presentations/ submissions by Cancer Voices SA
February - 'Patients as Teachers' personal impacts of cancer, presentation to UniSA palliative and supportive care nursing students by Tony Hamdorf
March - Response to Cancer Australia: draft Recommendations for the identification and management of fear of cancer recurrence in adult cancer survivors; contributed to Cancer Voices Australia submission
Cancer Voices Achievements in 2013
What matters to a Survivor - Dr Agnes Vitry, Cancer Voices SA
Cancer Conversations - Ashleigh Moore & Julie Marker, Cancer Voices SA
Survivors supporting Survivorship; Survivorship as a global movement - Ashleigh Moore, Cancer Voices SA
Flinders Charter of Cancer Survivorship - Cancer Voices SA had a substantial role in development of the charter, a tangible & enduring outcome of the conference
Health Consumers Alliance, Adelaide (Feb 2013) Advocacy Training.
'Patients as Teachers' series of 10 tutorials for medical students (Mar-May 2013)