Health conditions

Your say on cancer – expert videos

Cancer experts were interviewed about the risk factors and prevention options for the seven cancers. Consultation participants viewed these videos as they completed the survey. The Chief Health Officer of WA also gave a short introductory video giving participants the background to the Your say on cancer project. 

Your say on Cancer in WA overview

Dr Tarun Weeramanthri

Chief Health Officer, Department of Health WA.

Cancer prevention

Professor Lin Fritschi

Cancer Epidemiologist, School of Public Health, Curtin University.

Cancer prevention

Professor Simone Pettigrew

Director of the WA Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Curtin University.

Bowel cancer

Terry Slevin

Education and Research Director Cancer Council WA.

Breast cancer

Christobel Saunders

Professor of Surgical Oncology at UWA and consultant surgeon at Royal Perth and Fiona Stanley hospitals.

Cervical cancer

Professor Ian Hammond
Chair of the Steering Committee Renewal Implementation Project, National Cervical Screening Program, Department of Health, Australia.

Lung cancer

Professor Mike Daube

AO, Curtin University; President, Australian Council on Smoking and Health.


Carolyn Minto

SunSmart Campaign Coordinator, 
Cancer Council Western Australia.

Oesophageal and stomach cancer

Dr David Ransom

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Prostate cancer

Dr Brett Montgomery

Senior Lecturer, General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, UWA.

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Public Health – Epidemiology Branch 

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