Julie has just completed the most important interviews of her life. In 2013 she was given the shocking news that she had stage four throat cancer. Over seven years later she is alive after 30 radiation sessions, weekly chemo and months of care from a big team.
In partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, The Kinghorn Cancer Centre & St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Julie has produced the Head & Neck Cancer 2020 Video Series to hear from cancer team members & patients about treatment & recovery.
These up-to-the minute, evidence-based interviews are filmed in radiation bunkers, operating theatres and research centres. They showcase the latest technology and the committed group of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals who make recovery possible.
Australia’s first proton therapy unit to treat rare and children’s cancers is under construction. It will be housed in the Australian Bragg Centre in Adelaide.
In preparation for this life-saving cancer treatment option, we at SAHMRI are focussing on patients – what do people with cancer and their families want to know about proton therapy?
Do you have questions about Proton Therapy? Please send them to Communications Officer email@example.com
Your questions will help guide the content of our upcoming webinars titled “How can we improve the radiation experience for patients & families?”.
The webinars are hosted by former ABC broadcaster and cancer survivor, Julie McCrossin AM. They are designed for all members of the health multidisciplinary clinical community as well as patients,... read more