Elysia Thornton-Benko

BSc, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACGP, Specialist General Practitioner, Bondi Road Doctors, Bondi Junction, NSW; Research Fellow, University of NSW, School of Clinical Medicine, UNSW Medicine and Health, Behavioural Sciences Unit, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, NSW

Embedding primary healthcare professionals as consumers in cancer research development

It is essential to involve primary healthcare professionals as stakeholders in the development of research questions and study design to ensure relevance and feasibility.

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.

Moving forward: Strategies for general practitioners to encourage physical activity in people living with and beyond cancer

This article discusses strategies for general practitioners to encourage physical activity in patients with cancer and the role of physical activity in cancer recovery.

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.