Julie McCrossin

Cancer patient navigators improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs

Roles for cancer patient programs, including navigators and associated digital tools should be funded in the health system, with new global research at Flinders University demonstrating that such programs can improve medical outcomes by increasing screening rates and reducing waiting times for cancer diagnosis and treatment. In 2020, over 19 million people worldwide were diagnosed with cancer and 10 …

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In Conversation with Julie McCrossin AM

Presented by the GI Cancer Institute, In Conversation with Julie McCrossin AM is a series of short, thought-provoking bursts of discussion around and across the GI cancer experience – proudly featuring some of the best insights from the GI cancer community.

Julie on ABC TV’s Compass: Sacred Space

On 9 April, Julie was a guest on ABC TV’s Compass program. Activist and comedian Julie McCrossin takes Geraldine Doogue through her life journey. She talks coming out in the ’70s, surviving cancer, and finding strength in her friend Sophie and her parents’ holocaust survival story. Episode link on iView: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/compass/series/37/video/RN2211H004S00 Compass home page: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/compass

Throat Cancer & HPV

Throat Cancer & HPV Booklet

Brilliant new booklet for patients, families and friends with key information abou this cancer which is increasingly common and little understood. This booklet is in Plain English and adapted to the needs of patients after in-depth consultation with affected patients prior to publication. It’s currently on-line with plans to publish in paper form. It is …

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World Cancer Day 2023

World Cancer Day 2023 Radiation Therapy

Radiation Oncologist, Dr Lucinda Morris & Cancer Advocate, Julie McCrossin AM work together to ensure all cancer patients get equal access to radiation therapy and multidisciplinary cancer teams. The Targeting Cancer Campaign #CloseTheCareGap #WorldCancerDay Media production by Daniel Taylor

VCCC Head and Neck Cancer Symposium 2021 – Intimacy and Sexual Health

The VCCC Alliance is a powerful partnership between 10 leading research, academic and clinical institutions working together in Victoria to expedite and amplify leading-edge cancer research, knowledge and expertise to improve outcomes for people affected by cancer. Julie was a presenter at the VCCC Head and Neck Cancer Symposium 2021 – Intimacy and Sexual Health, held on Tuesday …

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Lynn Thorne

Let’s Recognise the Gap in Accessing Radiation Therapy this National Reconciliation Week

Targeting Cancer, May 2022 We are delighted to launch a video during the National Reconciliation Week 2022 (27 May – 3 June). This video presents our Targeting Cancer Campaign Ambassador Julie McCrossin AM in conversation with Lynn Thorne, an Aboriginal Cancer Health Practitioner in Adelaide to help you understand the issues and inequality in accessing …

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