Menopause & Breast Cancer – 12 November *BOOKINGS CLOSED*
Join this exciting Education session with Associate Professor Amanda Vincent and Associate Professor Caroline Gurvich
Menopause can be a really challenging time in a woman’s life whether it occurs naturally or is medically induced due to treatment side effects.
This session, presented by Associate Professor Amanda Vincent will explore menopause and breast cancer, the effects and reasons why this occurs. Joining Amanda in this education session will be Associate Professor Caroline Gurvich to explore the cognition effects and menopause.
Discussion will take place regarding their collaborating research regarding early menopause and cognition and encouraging individuals to participate if they are interested and meet the criteria.
We are thrilled that Prof Amanda Vincent and Prof Caroline Gurvich are able to join us in what will be sure to be popular and well attended session. There will be ample time for questions and answers at the end of the session so please book in for what will be a great session.
Associate Professor Amanda Vincent
Amanda has clinical, research and translation expertise with national and international recognition in the area of menopause. This is demonstrated by her roles as a consultant endocrinologist for 25 years in the multidisciplinary Monash Health Menopause Clinic including the development of the Early Menopause, Menopause Oncology and Turner syndrome Long-term care clinics; as an invited speaker at national and international meetings (professional and consumer); as a Board member and President of the Australasian Menopause Society and as an invited member of the Cancer Australia working group on management of menopause in women with breast cancer.
Assoc. Prof Caroline Gurvich
Caroline is an Associate Professor and a clinical neuropsychologist. She is the Deputy Director of Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre and Head of the “Cognition and Hormones Group”. Caroline combines neuropsychological assessments with eye movement research to clearly characterise cognition. She has a particular interest in how hormones influence cognitive functioning in mental health and illness and has over 90 publications that have ultimately contributed to a better understanding of how biological factors influence symptoms and cognition in mental health and mental illness.
To make a booking, please fill out the form below or call The Living Centre on 03 9820 2888. We will email you information on how to connect with Zoom once your booking has been confirmed.
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This program will take place via the online conferencing platform, Zoom.