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ANZ-LCNF values continuing professional development through the delivery of contemporary education for excellence in thoracic oncology nursing. Our aim is to deliver quality, evidence-based information and training to keep you informed and up-to-date in the ever-changing landscape of lung cancer care. Please contact us if there is a topic you would like showcased in an education event.

Open for registration: 2022 webinar series

We’re pleased to have launched our 2022 webinar series, “Lung cancer nurses: Working together to enhance the patient experience”. Join us to learn how all nurses practising at different points in the lung cancer pathway can work together to enhance the patient experience.

Registration for the second webinar is open now via the link below.

Theme: Evolving role of Nurse Practitioner in the lung cancer setting

When: Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Topics include:

  • The role of the nurse practitioner in the lung cancer model of care
  • How can nurse practitioners support cancer care in the acute and outpatient settings?
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Upcoming webinars

More webinars will be held later in 2022, showcasing:

- Best practice lung cancer by Enrolled Nurses (September 2022),
- Research: the year in review (November 2022)

Stay tuned for registration details in the coming months.

Past webinars available on demand

Thoracic surgery

This two-part webinar series showcases the topics:
- Exercise guidance for post-operative care
- Lung cancer palliative surgery
- Latest thoracic surgery approaches and post-operative management
- Multidisciplinary panel discussion - enhancing the surgical patient experience

*On demand access to webinars is available to ANZ-LCNF members only. To access this webinar, you will need a password. Please contact and the password will be emailed to you.

Advancing nursing know-how in lung cancer treatment

This webinar showcases the topics:
- Staying abreast of biomarker testing and next generation sequencing to inform treatment decision-making in lung cancer
- Symptom treatment in the lung cancer palliative setting

*On demand access to webinars is available to ANZ-LCNF members only. To access this webinar, you will need a password. Please contact and the password will be emailed to you.

Other events

ANZ-LCNF Symposium – Lung cancer: A hopeful time

Please join us for the ANZ-LCNF Symposium, “Lung cancer: A hopeful time” being delivered as a concurrent session at the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia Annual Congress on Friday 17 June 2022, 11am – 12:30pm. This ANZ-LCNF Symposium features:

  • Dr Malinda Itchins, Medical Oncologist, Royal North Shore Hospital – Multiple mutations in lung cancer and the recent advances in treatment.
  • Mr Michel Itel, Lung Cancer Consumer Advocate – Living with hope in view of the recent advances in treatment.
  • Mr Mark Brooke, CEO Lung Foundation Australia – National lung screening program, where are we at?

For more information, view the CNSA concurrent session program.

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ANZ-LCNF Workshop at the Australian Lung Cancer Conference 2023

Registrations are now open to attend the ANZ-LCNF Workshop being held one day prior to the Australian Lung Cancer Conference, Wednesday 15 February 2023, on the Gold Coast.

Co-hosted with our allied health colleagues, you will enjoy a Workshop filled with keynote presentations on the latest evidence on thoracic oncology nursing and allied health treatment and care, practical breakout sessions, and rapid fire abstract presentations.

If you would like to submit an abstract, visit our Research page and submit your notification of abstract through the enquiry portal.

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Our Education Committee

- Dr Vanessa Brunelli
- Renae Grundy
- Kirsten Mooney

If you have any questions or would like any further information about education and events, send our Education Committee an enquiry via the link below.

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Would you like to be a member? ANZ-LCNF membership is free and open to all nurses!

Acknowledgment of Country

ANZ-LCNF acknowledges and respects traditional owners and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present, on whose land we work to support the provision of safe and quality thoracic oncology nursing care.

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