2019 Spring Meeting


The following presentations and abstracts are available for viewing (login required). These presentations are for educational purposes only and not for public distribution.

Ultrasound guided procedures in cancer pain management
Dr Amitabh Gulati

Medical Oncology perspective
Dr Adam Boyce

Role of radiation in cancer pain
Dr Roopa Gawarikar

Chronic cancer pain management – what works, what doesn’t?
Professor Janet Hardy

Biopsychosocial approach for cancer pain
Professor Paul Glare

Physician wellbeing
Dr Alix Dumitrescu

Pain in cancer survivors
Professor Paul Glare

Impact of exercise and/or rehabilitation on cancer patients and survivorship
Associate Professor Steven Faux

Drug health perspective
Dr Bridin Murnion

Psychological issues of cancer survivors
Dr Stephanie Oak

Interventional approach for the management of acute cancer pain from an American perspective
Dr Amitabh Gulati

Acute cancer pain management from an Australian standard
Dr Jennifer Stevens

Developing multidisciplinary and interventional cancer pain management to meet council pain guidelines
Dr Timothy Hucker

Paediatric cancer pain management
Dr Matthew Crawford

Responding to suffering from paediatric palliative care
Dr Anthony Herbert

The use of medicinal cannabis in palliative care
Professor Janet Hardy

Medicinal cannabis use from a chronic pain perspective
Dr KE Khor

Rational approach to opioid use in cancer patients
Dr Newman Harris

Discussion on the types of IT devices and techniques for chronic cancer pain
Associate Professor Charles Brooker

Interventions for intractable cancer pain
Dr KE Khor


Continuing professional development (CPD)

This event can be claimed by ANZCA and FPM CPD Program participants within the knowledge and skills category. Please visit the website for more information. 

ANZCA/FPM members will automatically have their attendance accredited to their CPD portfolio following the meeting.

Organising committee

Dr Glen Sheh, Convenor
Dr Raj Anand, Committee member
Dr Roopa Gawarikar, Committee member
Dr Chris Hayes, Committee member
Dr Jane Standen, Committee member 

Healthcare industry sponsorship and exhibition opportunities 

We acknowledge the generous support of our major sponsor:


For further details about the meeting, please contact the meeting secretariat:

Eleni Koronakos
Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA
T: +61 3 8517 5308

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