PC4 Symposium

Registration is open!

PC4 is happy to announce that our 2018 Scientific Symposium will be held on Friday the 25th May in Sydney. The symposium is a multidisciplinary meeting that not only showcases PC4 supported research but also the best primary care and cancer research from around Australia. The symposium will cover the cancer continuum, including prevention and early diagnosis; shared care and survivorship; and palliative care.

PC4 has registered with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and are approved for QI & CPD 2017-19 Accredited Activity Category 2 – 9 points.

Key note speaker, Professor David Weller

Our international key note speaker is Professor David Weller, James Mackenzie Professor of General Practice and Director of the Centre for Population Health at the University of Edinburgh. His work in cancer focuses on the role of primary care in screening, early diagnosis and management and has played a central role in the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership.

David Weller

Registrations and abstract submissions are open.

Abstract submissions will close Monday 19th March 2018 at 5pm.

Please note there are also a limited number of travel grants available.

We hope you are able to join us in Sydney for what will be a landmark event!

PC4 Symposium Program
Welcome: Jon Emery
Professor David Weller, University of Edinburgh, UK, James Mackenzie Professor of General Practice and Director of the Centre for Population Health at the University.
The International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership – a global initiative aiming to quantify differences in cancer survival
SESSION 1: Innovative design for primary care clinical trials - Chair, Raymond Chan
Alternative trial design to traditional RCTs in primary care research - Patsy Yates
Co-creation – investing in consumers - PC4/PoCoG Joint Community Advisory Group
Improving recruitment in practice based research - Jon Emery
SESSION 2: Submitted Abstracts - Chair, Tania Shelby-James
SESSION 3: ECR Rapid Fire Presentations - Chairs, Joel Rhee & Matthew Grant
Pilot study of a cancer survivorship triage tool - Elysia Thornton-Benko
Patient perspectives shared care following colorectal cancer surgery - Lawrence Tan
SESSION 4: The burden of over-diagnosis in primary care
Featuring Sanchia Aranda, Kirsten McCaffery and Anne Cust
Closing panel discussion