3rd Global Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Congress


Keynote and invited speakers are currently being confirmed and will be continuously updated over the coming months. Sign up for regular updates via the CONTACT page.

A/Professor Prue Cormie [More details]
Affiliations: Principal Research Fellow – Exercise Oncology, Australian Catholic University; Chair COSA Exercise Cancer Group
Topic: The evidence for exercise as a component of cancer care and the 2018 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Position Statement on Exercise in Cancer Care
Professor Kevin C. Oeffinger [More details]
Affiliations: Professor of Medicine, Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine; Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Topic: AYA cancer survivorship care including the role of telemedicine and community-based survivorship approaches linking cancer care centres with primary care
Ms Lynne Pezzullo [More details]
Affiliations: Lead Partner, Health Economics and Social Policy at Deloitte Access Economics, Managing Partner, Deloitte Canberra
Topic: Financial toxicity during and after AYA cancer and the findings of the Deloitte Access Economics Cost of AYA Cancer Report
Professor H. Miles Prince [More details]
Affiliations: Professor/Director of Molecular Oncology and Cancer Immunology at Epworth Healthcare; Professor, Monash University and University of Melbourne; Director, Centre for Blood Cell Therapy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Topic: Immunotherapies in the treatment of AYA cancers including promising directions in the treatment of solid tumours
Professor Richard Scolyer [More details]
Affiliations: Co-Medical Director and Consultant Pathologist at Melanoma Institute Australia; Senior Staff Specialist, Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney; and Clinical Professor, The University of Sydney
Topic: Melanoma in adolescents and young adults, including challenges in diagnosis, Australian and international approaches to risk reduction and advances in treatment.
Professor David Thomas [More details]
Affiliations: Director, The Kinghorn Cancer Centre; Division Head, Cancer; Lab Head, Genomic Cancer Medicine, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Topic: The role of precision medicine in treating AYA cancers and AYA clinical trials access
Ms Heidi Watson [More details]
Affiliations: National Clinical Lead, AYA Cancer Network Aotearoa; Clinical Lecturer in Youth Health, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland
Topic: Cancer in Maori and Pacific adolescents and young adults
Dr Allison Werner-Lin [More details]
Affiliations: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Adjunct Investigator, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology And Genetics; Director, Social Work in Health Care Specialization; Chair, Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice
Topic: Inherited cancer risk and ethical and communication challenges related to disclosure and patient care