The PeterMac Cancer Centre, in partnership with the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health and Sudanese Mothers Coalition in Victoria, is running a forum on understanding cancer, prevention, screening, and treatment.
Health literacy and cancer communication impaired communication between patients and healthcare professional. It is crucial to provide knowledge and understanding for the community members to improve their cancer and health knowledge to understand new cancer information and provide the ability to communicate with their health professionals.
The forum aims to provide understanding and knowledge and address health literacy issues to cancer prevention, control, and treatment.
Please, join us for an information and Q&A session on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021, 6 pm-8 pm, at Wellbeing Centre, Level 1, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 305 Grattan Street, Melbourne.
Main speakers include:
- Dr David Speakman, Chief Medical Officer
- Geraldine McDonald, Director Prevention & Wellbeing
The Q&A will explore how PeterMac Cancer Centre deliver cancer care, and the session will further deliberate on:
- What is cancer?
- What are the risk factors?
- Is having cancer a stigma?
- And Can screening save lives?
Please, register via email Mr Mabor Chadhuol,
Centre for Migrant and Refugee Health, at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 21st, 2021.