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Cancer Australia held a virtual roundtable in July 2020 which comprised thirty leading Australian cancer experts and consumers.

Input was sought on the following questions:

  • What elements of cancer care changed during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • What is the impact of this change?
  • What targeted strategies could be identified to retain, enhance, and embed high-value changes into practice?

Cancer Australia thanks the following cancer experts and consumer representatives who provided input into COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for cancer care.

  • Professor Stephen Ackland, Medical Oncologist, NSW
  • Professor Sanchia Aranda, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Australia
  • Professor Meera Agar, Board Chair, Palliative Care Australia, NSW
  • Scientia Professor Michael Barton OAM, Radiation Oncologist, NSW
  • Ms Lisa Briggs, Lung cancer consumer, VIC
  • Professor Phyllis Butow, Health Psychologist, NSW
  • Professor Ray Chan, Cancer Nurse, QLD
  • Professor David Currow, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Institute NSW
  • Professor Geoff Delaney, Radiation Oncologist, NSW
  • Dr Shelley Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC
  • Professor Jon Emery, General Practitioner, VIC
  • Ms Natalie Halse, Breast cancer consumer, QLD
  • Professor Mark Hertzberg, Haematologist, NSW
  • Professor Michael Jefford, Medical Oncologist, VIC
  • Professor Bruce Mann, Surgical Oncologist, VIC
  • Associate Professor Chris Milross, Radiation Oncologist, NSW
  • Professor Tracey O’Brien, Paediatric Oncologist, NSW
  • Associate Professor Nick Pavlakis, Medical Oncologist, NSW
  • Ms Kirsten Pilatti, Chief Executive Officer, Breast Cancer Network Australia
  • Dr Peter Pockney, Surgical Oncologist, NSW
  • Ms Julianne Quaine, Assistant Secretary, Cancer Policy and Services Branch, Australian Government Department of Health
  • Professor Sabe Sabesan, Medical Oncologist, QLD
  • Professor Christobel Saunders, Surgical Oncologist, WA
  • Professor Eva Segelov, Medical Oncologist, VIC
  • Dr Tanya Schramm, General Practitioner, Senior Lecturer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Education, TAS
  • Professor Ben Solomon, Medical Oncologist, VIC
  • Dr Christopher Steer, Medical Oncologist, NSW
  • Professor Robert Thomas OAM, Chair, Cancer Australia Advisory Council
  • Dr Craig Underhill, Medical Oncologist, NSW
  • Megan Varlow, Director Cancer Control Policy, Cancer Council Australia
  • Dr Helena Williams, General Practitioner, SA