We are focused on improving patient outcomes across the spectrum – from patient care to working towards finding a cure for this devastating disease.

We do this by taking a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to deliver meaningful programs which are aimed at improving the lives of those impacted by brain cancer.

Our tag line, Care2Cure, was chosen to reflect our commitment to the 3 Pillars of

Patient Education & Information Forum

In conjunction with COGNO ASM 2021
24 OCTOBER 2021

The event was facilitated by Marina Kastelan,
Neuro-Oncology Nurse Practitioner with The Brain Cancer Group, Care2Cure.

Sponsored by

Morning Session:

  • 0:06:14 – Dr Liz Ahearn, Medical Oncologist, Monash Health
  • 0:29:25 – Dr Jim Whittle, Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • 0:53:05 – A/Prof Misty Jenkins, Laboratory Head, WEHI
  • 1:08:17 – Q&A

Afternoon Session:

  • 1:45:00 – Maureen Daniels, Coordinator, The Gerry&Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre. Toronto, Ontario
  • 2:16:18 – Professor Kate Drummond, Director, Department of Neurosurgery. Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • 2:33:18 – Dr Charles Malpas, Neuropsychologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • 2:59:06 – Q&A


Friday 30th July 2021 10.30am to 12.30pm


Thank you for your extraordinary generosity!

Your exceptional response to our End of Financial Year appeal has generated $221,877. All funds will benefit brain cancer patients through our Research, Education and Support programmes.

Thank you to all friends and supporters.


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