2021 WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network Cancer Fellowships Recipients

The eighth round of the WACPCN Cancer Fellowships resulted in 14 applications being received from across the WA health system’s cancer sector.

Following a review by the selection panel, chaired by the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network’s Medical Advisor and comprised of WA cancer clinicians, researchers, a consumer representative and the Department of Health 5 fellows were selected to share in a total of $1.2 million.

The successful applicants and their project titles are provided below:

Fellow Hospital Project title
Dr Aesha Gandhi Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Autoantibodies as Biomarkers of Onset of Immune-related Adverse Events in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients.
Dr Brendon Lau Fiona Stanley Hospital TeleChemotherapy in country Western Australia: acceptability, out-of-pocket costs, and outcomes evaluation.
Dr Shao Yang Tneh Royal Perth Hospital Disease monitoring using plasma cell-free DNA in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Dr Stephanie Lam Fiona Stanley Hospital Precision diagnostics for del (17p) in Multiple Myeloma.
Dr Xuan Ni Tan Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Next Generation Sequencing in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia: A Health Economic Analysis.
Last reviewed: 20-10-2020
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