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Webinar 1: Looking at the needs of newly diagnosed lung cancer patients

Aired: Tuesday 16 May 2017 from 7pm – 8pm AEST

Meet our guest speakers

Professor Kwun Fong

Professor Kwun Fong is a Thoracic and Sleep Physician at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) and Professor with the University of Queensland (UQ) School of Medicine. Prof Fong is Clinical Manager of the Pulmonary Malignancy Unit at TPCH and Director of the UQ Thoracic Research Centre. He was inaugural Chair of the Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group and is serves as Chair of the Lung Foundation Australia’s Lung Cancer Consultative Group, is the Co-Editor of the Cochrane Lung Cancer Review Group and Deputy Editor for the Journal of Thoracic Diseases.

Hannah Porter

Hannah Porter is a Social Worker, graduating from the University of Queensland in 2010 with a Bachelor of Social Work first Class honours. Hannah started her career in Child Safety services with the Department of Communities and in 2012 pursued a career in Health with Metro North Hospitals and Health Services. In this time, Hannah has worked across a range of acute and sub-acute settings within the Prince Charles Hospital and developed a keen interest working in the area of Oncology. Currently, Hannah specialises in the area of Thoracic Oncology supporting patients and their families who are diagnosed with lung cancer, providing a range of psychosocial services.

Melanie Hollan

Bio and image to come.

We want to hear from you

If there is a topic you’d like to hear more about please let us know by emailing enquiries@lungfoundation.com.au. Topics that are requested by three or more people will be considered for future webinars.

The Lung Cancer Connect project is a Cancer Australia Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, funded by the Australian Government.