Living Well with Cancer - Exploring Cancer Therapies, Herbs & Supplements | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
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Join Whiter Tang and A/Prof Judith Lacey as they explore cancer therapies, herbs and supplements in this informative webinar.

What’s the difference between chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy? Is it safe to use herbs and supplements during cancer treatment?

Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Whiter Tang and Head of Supportive Care & Integrative Oncology, A/Prof Judith Lacey, will answer these questions in this informative webinar.

Whiter will explain how each of the different therapies works and what to look out for during treatment. Judith will then delve into the safety of taking herbs and supplements in the context of rapidly developing space of new cancer therapies. She will discuss frequently asked questions and some of the more commons herbs and supplements people take.

Please join us as we unravel some of the mysteries of cancer therapies, herbs and supplements. Feel free to email Whiter (whiter.tang@lh.org.au) letting her know what you would most like to learn about during the webinar. There will be plenty of time to ask questions.

Whiter Tang is a cancer care pharmacist who has been at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse since the very beginning of the hospital opening. She has over 10 years’ experience in cancer pharmacy including experience on the wards, day therapy and clinical trials and is currently the Deputy Director of Pharmacy. She is a board-certified oncology pharmacist and is also a part-time tutor and casual lecturer at the University of Sydney. Whiter is proud to be working at Lifehouse and loves her work being able to help patients on a daily basis.

A/Prof Judith Lacey is the Head of Supportive Care and Integrative Oncology at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. She specialises in the development and integration of supportive care interventions to keep people living well with cancer independent of prognosis or stage of disease. Dr Lacey is a member of the leadership group of the Society of Integrative Oncology and the National Chair of the Integrative Oncology Group, COSA.

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