Elysia Thornton-Benko

BSc, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACGP, Specialist General Practitioner, Sydney, NSW; Research Fellow, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW; Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, NSW

Exercise medicine in cancer care

Evidence suggests that exercise has a significant therapeutic effect in the management of cancer.

The important role of general practice in the care of cancer survivors

In addition to a role in cancer surveillance, GPs have key roles in the management of comorbid illness, secondary prevention, health promotion, self-management promotion and coordination of care.

Personalised cancer care in the era of precision medicine

Achievement of personalised cancer care requires a system-wide approach that targets the patient, healthcare provider and healthcare system with data informing practice.

The lived experience of children and adolescents with cancer

A diagnosis of cancer disrupts almost every developmental life stage and continues to affect the child, and potentially their whole family, throughout adulthood.