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In today’s special episode of The Oncology Podcast, Rachael Babin chats with Ursula Sansom-Daly and Natalie Bradford about telehealth. They discuss the latest research, Ursula and Natalie’s personal experiences and motivations for using telehealth in their practices, and what clinicians can do to make delivering care using telehealth more human. Bios: Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly leads the Mental Health Research Stream and is a clinician-researcher and a Senior Research Fellow with the Behavioural Sciences Unit, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of NSW (UNSW) Medicine. She completed her PhD and Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University…

In this week’s episode of The Oncology Journal Club, our host Eva Segelov talks us through Proton Beam Therapy. Craig Underhill reviews papers that bring new standards of care in lung cancer from the recent World Lung Cancer Conference. And its Hans Prenen’s turn for a guest interview this week… Eva’s engaging talk on proton beam therapy will bring you right up to date on this and Craig gives us comprehensive reviews of practice changing papers from the WLCC, of course with a few jokes squeezed in amidst the analysis. Hans Prenen chats about nanotech with our guest interviewee this…

The Oncology Podcast, brought to you by oncologynews.com.au, is proud to present the latest episode in our ‘The OJC Meets…’ series in which Dr Craig Underhill chats with Professor Dorothy Keefe, CEO of Cancer Australia. This is the extended version of the interview included in shorter form in Episode 11 of The Oncology Journal Club. Dorothy and Craig share a passionate, inspiring and warm chat, discussing Optimal Care Pathways, COVID-19 and digitising and improving health care systems. Dorothy candidly discusses why she believes the most important thing we can do is to improve outcomes for Indigenous people with cancer and why…

Today’s must-listen episode includes an in-depth review of two key papers plus a ‘mind boggling’ paper of the week, Quick Bites and an interview with Professor Dorothy Keefe on Optimal Care Pathways. Eva talks us through the I-SPY 2 trial and Hans is focused on the National Lung Matrix trial. Eva also has a ‘mind boggling’ paper of the week on the #MedBikini controversy. This week we are very lucky to have a special interview with the incredible Professor Dorothy Keefe, Medical Oncologist and CEO of Cancer Australia. In this episode Dorothy and Craig discuss recently published papers on Optimal…

In the latest edition of The Oncology Podcast, Dr Craig Underhill chats with Professor Fran Boyle about burnout and resilience. It’s an honest and practical look at oncoburnout, corona anxiety, zoom cognitive load, telehealth communication skills and the multi-tasking myth. This is the extended version of the interview that began in Episode 10 of The Oncology Journal Club. Fran and Craig discuss practical ways to manage burnout and support good mental health. If you have ever wondered how useful mindfulness is in the oncology profession or if you are seeking recommendations and practical tips on how to combat burnout, then…

Today’s must-listen episode includes an in-depth review of two key papers, Quick Bites and an interview with Professor Fran Boyle on burnout. Eva has an oldie but a goodie on fertility preservation that has wide implications and Hans gives his expert analysis on identifying hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes. This week our special interview is with the wonderful Professor Fran Boyle – Medical Oncologist from Sydney with a passionate interest in communication skills and burnout. In this episode Fran and Craig discuss a recently published paper on burnout. There’s a companion episode too packed with lots of practical tips to help…

Welcome to The C Word – a special edition of The Oncology Journal Club focused entirely on COVID-19, with Special Guest Professor Raina MacIntyre. As regular listeners will know, our hosts Eva Segelov, Craig Underhill and Hans Prenen have resisted an episode on COVID-19 because like the rest of Australia, they hoped we had escaped the worse of the pandemic. However in the last couple of weeks the situation has become much more difficult in Victoria, and dire in some places, particularly in nursing homes. We felt it was time for a special episode to bring you up to date…

Today’s jam-packed episode includes an in-depth review of five key papers – an eclectic mix covering employment outcomes, extrachromosomal DNA, COVID-19 and RAF Inhibitors. We also have Quick Bites on medicinal cannabis and a quirky paper that concluded Japanese men with esophageal cancer had better outcomes if they have wives. We also have a special segment on Regional and Rural Practice with Craig Underhill with a surprise appearance by his esteemed colleagues Sabe Sabesan and Rob Zielinski. With top quality banter, papers you won’t hear of anywhere else and expert analysis from our Hosts, you are in for another great…

In a special edition of The Oncology Podcast, medical oncologist Professor Eva Segelov chats with Assistant Professor David Fajgenbaum, author of the bestselling memoir Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action. David is a truly groundbreaking physician-scientist, disease hunter, speaker and author. In this special full length interview he speaks candidly to Eva about his experiences as a patient, advocate and researcher, trying to improve outcomes for himself and other patients with Castleman disease. David’s is a fascinating story of a fit young man who went from being a champion weight lifter and college quarterback to…

Today’s episode includes an in-depth review of two key papers plus Quick Bites including a paper that asks if tweeting improves citations. We also have highlights from a very special interview with Assistant Professor David Fajgenbaum, author of the book Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action, who delivered the Guest Speaker’s Address at the ASCO 2020 Virtual Meeting Opening Session. We have taken an old concept and updated it with a new format. In each episode a team of expert contributors will review topical journal papers and interview special guests who are leaders in their…

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