ANZGOG’s 1000 plus members are based at 57 hospitals, universities and research institutions in Australia and New Zealand. These members volunteer their time to help operate the organisation and take part in tumour working groups, research and advisory committees.
Research Advisory Committee
The Research Advisory Committee members represent all gynaecological cancer disciplines, allied therapies as well as pure science and have input from women who have had a gynaecological cancer. The Committee meets four times annually in February, March/April, July/August, and October to review new projects.
Chair – Alison Davis
Tumour Type Working Groups
There are three tumour type working groups under the Research Advisory Committee which meet twice per annum to consider and develop new research concepts for ANZGOG.
Uterine – Yoland Antill & Rhonda Farrell
Ovarian – Tarek Meniawy
Cervix – Jeffrey Goh
Consumer Research Panel
The Consumer Research Panel (CRP) is the mechanism for advice and input from gynaecological cancer survivors and their carers to the Research Advisory Committee, Tumour Type Working Groups, Board of Directors and members. Women who have experienced a gynaecological cancers act as research reviewers on the Consumer Research Panel as well as ANZGOG Ambassador. Click here for more information on the Panel.
Chair: Wanda Lawson
Other committees supporting the operation of ANZGOG’s research development and clinical trials are the Quality Assurance Committee, Study Coordinators Committee, OASIS Steering Committee and the TR-ANZGOG Steering Committee.
OASIS Steering Committee – Michael Friedlander AM
Quality Assurance Committee – Pearly Khaw
Study Coordinators Committee – Donna Long
TR-ANZGOG Steering Committee – Anna deFazio
The Annual Scientific Meeting Committee develop the education and information program for the annual symposium and invite international guest speakers to provide the latest insights into research into gynaecological cancers.
2020 Chair – Paul Cohen