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Committees

Organising Committee

Chair: Prof. Mary Gospodarowicz – President, Union  for International Cancer Control (UICC), Switzerland. Medical Director, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada
Prof. Sanchia Aranda – Director Cancer Services and Information, Deputy CEO, Cancer Institute New South Wales
Dr Heather Bryant  Vice-President of Cancer Control, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Canada
Dr Franco Cavalli  Director of Oncology, Institute of Southern Switzerland (IOSI)
Dr Eduardo Cazap  President, Latin American and Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM), Argentina
Dr Anil D’Cruz  Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, India
Dr Tezer Kutluk  President, Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control, Turkey; President-elect, Union  for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Prof. Gilbert Lenoir – Board member and Past President, La Ligue contre le cancer, France
Prof. Ian Olver  Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Australia
Dr Kazuo Tajima  Director, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan
Dr Hao, Xishan  Chief Physician of Oncology, Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, China

Ex officio
Mr Cary Adams – Chief Executive Officer, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Switzerland
Mr Yani Amar - Congress and Events Coordinator, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Switzerland
Ms Marion Gilodi - Business Development Manager, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Switzerland
Ms Jessica Mathieu – Head of Congress and Events, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Switzerland
Ms Vanessa Von Der Muhll - Head of Marketing and Communications, Union for International Cancer Control
 (UICC), Switzerland

Programme Committee

All biographies from Programme Committee members are available by clicking on their names.

Co-Chair: Prof. Sanchia Aranda – Director Cancer Services and Information, Deputy CEO, Cancer Institute New South Wales, Australia
Co-Chair: Dr Heather Bryant – Vice-President, Cancer Control, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Canada

Track 1 - CANCER PREVENTION AND SCREENING
Dr Eduardo Franco – Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Canada
Mr Terry Slevin – Director Education and Research, Cancer Council Western Australia

Track 2 - CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Prof. Bettina Borisch – Pathologist, Director, World Public Health Association, Switzerland
Prof. Stephen Taplin – Academic Specialist in screening and diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, United States

Track 3 - CANCER SURVIVORSHIP AND PALLIATIVE CARE 
Prof. David Currow – Chief Cancer Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Institute New South Wales, Australia
Prof. Michael Jefford – Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre; Senior Clinical Consultant, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia

Track 4 - CANCER CONTROL SYSTEMS
Dr Susan O'Reilly – National Director, National Cancer Control Programme, Ireland
Prof. Ian Olver – Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Australia

Ex-Officio
Ms Kristen De Caria - Programme coordinator,  Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)  and Canadian Partnership angainst Cancer, Toronto, Canada

Abstract Committee

Chair: Prof. David Hill – Former Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia; Past-President, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Prof. Anil D'Cruz, Director – Tata Memorial Hospital, India; UICC Board Member
Prof. Gilbert Lenoir – Board member and Past President, La Ligue contre le cancer, France; UICC Board Member
 

Host Committee

Chair: Prof. Ian Olver  Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Australia

Prof. Hideyuki Akaza - Director UICC-ARO; Vice-Director of the Asian Pacific Federation of Cancer Research and Control (APFOCC), Japan
Prof. Sanchia Aranda – Director Cancer Services and Information, Deputy CEO, Cancer Institute New South Wales
Dr Vijay Arnand Reddy Palkonda – Director and Senior Consultant, Apollo Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad, India
Prof. Jeff Dunn – Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Queensland, Australia
Mr Todd Harper – Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
Mr Dalton Kelly – Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Cancer Society
Ms. Iris Leung  General Manager, The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, Hong-Kong
Ms Hung-Ju Lin – Research & Development Specialist, The Hope Foundation for Cancer Care, Taiwan Province of China
Dr Anthony Lowe – Chief Executive Officer, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
Ms Nicola Quin – Director Policy and Advocacy, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
Dr Chao-Nan (Miles Qian - Professor and Vice President, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, China
Dr Saunthari Somasundaram – President, National Cancer Society of Malaysia
Mr Glen Turner – Head of media and communications, Cancer Council Australia

All committee members have been listed by alphabetic order within each group.
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