Conference Activity

In March PC4 co-hosted The Evolving Role of Primary Care in Cancer scientific meeting. This meeting was an Australian first. It highlighted the latest initiative and research on the role of primary care across the cancer continuum. The program covered the latest research in cancer screening, diagnosis, cancer survivorship and palliative care.

PC4 members also present at both national and international conferences. Below is small selection of recently presented research supported by PC4.

  • Chiang P, Walker J, Emery J. Implementing QCancer into General Practitioner (GP) Consultations. Primary Health Care Research Conference 2014. Poster presentation. Canberra July 2014.
  • Emery, J. The role of primary care in cancer follow-up. ANCHOG Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney June 2014.
  • White K. Shared care in cancer care – contribution and opportunities for community nurses. Primary Health Care Research Conference, Sydney 2013.
  • Naicker S. Which test is best? A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the use of familial phenotype to risk appropriately screen for colorectal cancer in the general population. PC4 Symposium, Sydney November 2013.
  • Yee J. Physical activity and fitness in women with metastatic breast cancer. PC4 Symposium, Sydney November 2013.
  • Connell S, Yates P. Baseline findings: Achieving needs-based end-of-life services: A prospective, longitudinal study of the pathways for advanced cancer. Poster presentation. 12th Australian Palliative Care Conference, Canberra September 2013.
  • Trevena L, Hawkey A. Defining a role for general practitioners and patients in multidisciplinary team (MDT) decisions for cancer care. CINSW Cancer Innovations Conference, Sydney August 2013.
  • Yee J, Davis GM, Beith JM, Wilcken NRC, Hui R, Harrison ML, Currow DC, Emery J, Phillips JL, Martin A, Segelov E, Kilbreath SL (2013). Physical activity and fitness in women with metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Symposium, San Francisco USA, 7-9 September 2013
  • Emery J. Integrating primary care into cancer services: how can we be more innovative? Cancer Institute NSW Innovations conference. Sydney, August 2013.
  • Emery J. Integrating survivorship care into primary care. Prostate Cancer World Congress. Melbourne, August 2013.
  • Dylke ES, Schembri G, Bailey E, Bailey D, Ward L, Kilbreath SL. Comparative analysis of qualitative and quantitative processing of lymphoscintigraphy for women with secondary lymphedema. Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting 2013. June 8th-13th. Vancouver, BC. Poster presentation.
  • Emery J. Implementing cancer risk assessment tools in primary care. Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Inaugural Psycho-oncology Conference. Melbourne June 2013.
  • Dylke ES, Schembri, G, Black D, Ward LC, Bailey DL, Bailey EA, Beith J, Refshauge K, Kilbreath SL. Determination of evidence based diagnostic thresholds for upper limb lymphedema secondary to treatment for cancer. 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting. May 30th- June 4th. Chicago, IL. Poster Presentation.
  • Emery J. Integrating primary care into cancer services. Victorian Integrated Cancer Services Inaugural Conference. Melbourne May 2013.
  • Smith CA, Pirotta M, Kilbreath S. The role of acupuncture with the treatment of arm lympoedema following breast cancer. International Congress on Complementary Medicine. April 11-14th, 2013, London. Poster presentation
  • Schembri G et al. Dynamic assessment of lymphatic transit times in the forearms of controls and patients diagnosed with lymphoedema. Australia-New Zealand Society of Nuclear Meeting conference. April 11-16th, 2013. Oral Presentation
  • Emery J. International policy initiatives on early cancer diagnosis. Ca-Pri Annual Meeting, Cambridge. Apr 2013.
  • Emery J. Integrating survivorship care into primary care. Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer Survivorship Annual Conference. Adelaide. Feb 2013.