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The ONA Editor curates oncology news, views and reviews from Australia and around the world for our readers. In aggregated content, original sources will be acknowledged in the article footer.3702 Articles


Ian Olver

Professor Ian Olver, AM is the Professor of Translational Cancer Research and Director of the Sansom Institute for Health Research at the University of South Australia. He chairs the Australia Health Ethics Committee of NHMRC and is President of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. A renowned oncologist, cancer researcher and bioethicist, Ian has held senior positions in Australia and abroad. With research interests in anticancer drug studies, symptom control, bio-ethics and psycho-oncology, Ian is the author of more than 22 journal articles, 19 book chapters, has written 4 books and edited 4 others. He is a regular commentator on cancer issues in Australia and internationally.14 Articles


Kim Hobbs

Kim Hobbs is a Clinical Specialist Social Worker for the Department of Social Work/Department of Gynaecological Cancer at Westmead Hospital. She holds a Masters degree in Social Work and has been working at Westmead Centre for Gynaecological Cancer in NSW since its inception in 1994. She is a COSA Council member representing OSWA.8 Articles


Ian Davis

Ian Davis is Professor of Medicine, Monash University and Eastern Health Head, Eastern Health Clinical School and Medical oncologist, Eastern Health Chair. He is also Chair of the ANZUP Cancer Trials Group.4 Articles


Prue Cormie

Associate Professor Prue Cormie, Australian Catholic University Associate Professor Prue Cormie is an accredited exercise physiologist whose research and clinical work focuses on the application of exercise as medicine for the management of cancer. She aims to enhance the lives of people with cancer through innovative research and effectively translating research into practice. More information on her work is available here: www.iha.acu.edu.au/cancer.4 Articles


Hilda High

Dr Hilda High is medical oncologist specialising in cancer genetics. She has worked with familial cancer services at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Westmead Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospitals and now works with Sydney Cancer Genetics through rooms at the SAN, in Ultimo in Sydney and via telehealth to rural and regional Australia.3 Articles


Diana Adams

Dr Diana Adams is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre, Sydney South West Area Health Service.2 Articles


Prunella Blinman

Dr Prunella Blinman is a medical oncologist at the Concord Cancer Centre who specialises in the management of thoracic and gastrointestinal cancers. She is also a clinical senior lecturer at the Sydney Medical School, and an active researcher and supervisor of postgraduate students. She enjoys attending the ASCO Annual Meeting for the educational and networking opportunities.2 Articles


Henry Woo

Henry Woo is a urological surgeon who subspecialises in prostate disease. e is the Director of Uro-Oncology and Professor of Robotic Cancer Surgery at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. He is also Professor of Surgery at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School of the University of Sydney. He has published widely in major urological journals. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Prostate Cancer Prostatic Diseases and serves on the journal editorial boards of European Urology, BJUI, Prostate International, Asian Journal of Urology and World Journal of Men’s Health. He also serves on the board of the charitable Australian Urological Foundation(AUF) and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Asian Pacific Prostate Society (APPS). He is passionate about clinical trials and procuring the best evidenced based options for his patients. He also has particular interests in surgical education and the role of social media in learning and health advocacy1 Articles


Mirette Saad

Associate Professor Mirette Saad is a Consultant Chemical Pathologist and the National Clinical Director of Molecular Genetic Pathology at Australian Clinical Labs. At Clinical Labs, A/Prof Mirette Saad leads the Molecular Genetic testing for Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT), carrier screening, personalised drug therapy and cancer. She is a member of the RCPA Chemical Pathology Advisory Committee and a Chair of precision medicine services at Australian Clinical Labs.1 Articles


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