Webinar - 'How do I reclaim my confidence after treatment' 18 October 2018 7 pm - 8 pm
Body Image - "How do I reclaim my confidence after treatment?"
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm AEDT
Duration: 60 Minutes
Where: Online - join via your computer, tablet or smart phone
Presenters: Dr. Haryana Dhillon, A/Prof Susan Carroll and a Cancer Survivor
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Cancer can affect you in physical and emotional ways. Changes to your body can affect the way you feel about yourself (your self-esteem) and make you feel self-conscious. You may feel less confident about who you are and what you can do after treatment. You may worry about starting a new relationship after cancer treatment, especially if your body has changed. This webinar will discuss some practical strategies to help cancer survivors to reclaim their confidence after treatment.
|Dr. Haryana Dhillon|
Haryana is a Senior Research Fellow in Cancer Survivorship at the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED), School of Psychology, University of Sydney. She is also a member of the Board of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) and Council, and chair of the Survivorship Group of COSA.Haryana co-leads a Cancer Survivorship Research Group based in the University of Sydney. The group is supported on peer-reviewed funding, allowing studies in cancer and cognition, physical activity in cancer populations, and symptom management in cancer survivors. She maintains an active research interest in health literacy and communication in the cancer setting.
|A/Prof Susan Carroll|
Susan is a Senior Staff Specialist and Clinical Associate Professor for Sydney University who has 18 years of experience working in major tertiary hospitals in Sydney. Her specialty areas are in the treatment of breast cancers, haematological malignancies and lower gastrointestinal cancers. She is a strong advocate for kindness and compassion and patient focused care, and in ensuring optimal treatment for her patients by embracing innovative technologies within her specialty areas.
We look forward to your participation,