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About this event

Health professionals are invited to attend this event exploring the intricacies of cancer screening including challenges, learnings, and future prospects. Professor Bob Steele, a distinguished international expert from the UK is the keynote speaker, who will share invaluable insights into the future of cancer screening. Furthermore, participants will have the unique opportunity to engage in an interactive exchange of ideas and questions with a panel of esteemed local experts in the field of cancer screening.

All registrants are encouraged to submit their questions for the panel in advance through the registration form. Questions will be curated and posed to the panel during the event, fostering an interactive and enlightening discussion.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall anticipated advancements and prospects for cancer screening in the future including new technologies, age cut-offs, and risk-based approaches.
  • Evaluate the potential impact of these future prospects, advancements, and emerging trends in cancer screening on general practice
  • Summarise evidence-based approaches and considerations in cancer screening programs.


6.30pm – Registrations, networking, and canapes

7.00pm – Welcome & introductions

7.05pm – Keynote presentation by Professor Bob Steele on the future of cancer screening

7.30 – Break for sit-down meal

7.45pm – Panel discussion with esteemed experts:

  • Professor Bob Steele, Senior Research Professor, University of Dundee UK
  • Dr Hooi Ee, Gastroenterologist, Head of Department Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Clinical Associate Professor Liz Wylie, Medical Director, BreastScreen WA
  • TBC Cervical screening expert
  • TBC General practitioner

8.30pm- Event close

This education is an approved CPD activity under the RACGP program – activity ID: 548219

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