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27 Jul 2017

San Integrated Cancer Centre completion celebrated

The completion of the San Integrated Cancer centre has been celebrated during a special opening event at the San.

The Centre provides cancer patients with easy centralised access to the range of services they need to deal with the complex disease of Cancer.

Critical to its completion was funding through a campaign by the San Foundation and funded by generous donors.

The opening event was attended by numerous donors, medical and nursing staff and dignitaries including Federal Member of Parliament Paul Fletcher, State Members Jonathon O'Dea, Matt Kean and Alister Henskens, and Ku-ring-gai Mayor Jennifer Anderson.

Several of the MP's shared their personal experiences of cancer and appreciation for the expertise and commitment of all involved in cancer care at the San.

Patient Tanya Manwaring spoke about her very personal and moving cancer journey and how San staff have helped her cope.

Head of San Cancer Services Associate Professor Gavin Marx shared his appreciation for all involved in driving the campaign for the Centre including former CEO Dr Leon Clark and the Foundation.

Channel Nine broadcast a short story during the news on the benefits to patient outcomes as a result of clinician collaboration, enabled by the state of the art technology and design of the of the multi disciplinary team meeting room, which is a key component of the cancer centre.

Click here to watch a video shown during the ceremony that provides patient and doctor perspectives on the integration of cancer services at the San.

 

 

Click below to watch the coverage on Channel Nine News.

 

 

Channel Nine News - Afternoon Edition

 

Courtesy Channel Nine


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