Late Effects research
The Late Effects Clinic is involved in a broad range of research activities with a range of collaborators including prevalence of late effects after stem cell transplantation with an emphasis on cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic health. Psychosocial needs of long-term cancer survivors and quality of life measurements are also a focus of ongoing research and data collection.
2010: Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, Premier's Excellence Award Improving Cancer Care in Victoria category-Highly Commended. “Improving Quality of Life for Long Term cancer Survivors through support services”
2013: Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre Prize. Impact of pre-transplant psychological distress and coping style on self-reported QoL in long-term survivors of allogeneic SCT
2014: Tour de Cure–Tour recipient, Late Effects Clinic
2014: Henrietta Law Memorial Prize for Allied Health Research. Positive Change for Life. Preliminary results of a 12-month lifestyle intervention program on metabolic syndrome risk factors in haemopoietic SCT survivors
2015: Victorian Public Healthcare Awards: Key Directions in Healthcare Awards–Minister of Health’s Award for excellence in cancer care - "Positive Change for Life"