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Grief & loss in the face of cancer: when no one has died

Format Seminar/Presentation
Presenters Presented by the Victorian Cooperative Oncology Group (VCOG)
Description Facilitated by Ms Alison Hocking, Chair of the VCOG Psycho-Oncology Committee and Head of Social Work at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the evening will feature four presentations relating to "grief and loss in the face of cancer - when no one died".

Presentations include:

*Detecting and Managing Grief and Loss in the Face of Cancer;

*Grief and support: The role of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement;

*The launch of the new Cancer Information and Support Service (CISS) booklet, "Grief and Loss" (Cancer Council Victoria); and

*A personal story shared by Sally Williams.
About the presenter(s) Prof David Horne: Medicine and Psychiatry, Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne

Christopher Hall: Director, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Dr Amanda Hordern: Director, CISS, Cancer Council Victoria
Location VIC Metro, Australia
Venue St Vincent's Hospital, The Michael Chamberlin Theatre, Mary Aikenhead Building
Cnr Victoria Parade and Nicholson Street, Fitzroy

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 16 Aug 2012
Time 5:30pm until 7:45pm
Cost Free
Notes Registrations open at 5:30pm. Presentations begin at 6:15pm until 7:45pm. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is essential - vcog@cancervic.org.au
Organiser Victorian Cooperative Oncology Group
Contact Name Lauren Howes
Telephone 03 9635 5174
Email vcog@cancervic.org.au
Website http://www.cancervic.org.au/vcog
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