Jane O’Brien is asked to speak regularly for various medical organizations, hospitals and other community groups.
May-Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress, (RACS ASC) Brisbane
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Workshop Jane O’Brien -faculty member and presenter
October, World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer (CoBRA), Melbourne
Debate: The use of preoperative breast MRI in newly diagnosed breast cancer -“Essential Tool or Expensive Luxury?”
May-Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress, (RACS ASC) Perth
Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Workshop-Jane O’Brien and Melanie Walker were faculty members and presenters
May-Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Annual Scientific Congress, (RACS ASC) Singapore.
Invited Speaker-Breast Section- “Reducing Cosmetic Dissatisfaction following Breast Conserving Surgery”
Feb 9 – Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery, 17th Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop.
Invited Speaker: “Maximising Cosmesis in Breast Conserving Surgery for Cancer Using OncoplasticTechniques”
May 17 – The 5th Annual Epworth Women in Healthcare Luncheon was held at Zinc, Federation Square to raise awareness of the breast cancer gene. Jane O’Brien was a guest speaker and gave a presentation When Cancer is in your DNA: Facing The Breast Cancer Gene And Making Life-Changing Decisions, exploring some of the issues involved, including how to identify if you are at risk of carrying the abnormal gene and the options available to women who test positive. More than 300 guests also heard the courageous firsthand story from one of Jane’s patients who has faced this situation, and made the life-changing decision to have both breasts removed because of a genetic abnormality.
Robyn Baillieu, Chantel, Jane and MC Lynda Kinkade
July 22 – Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting
Invited Speaker: ACOSOG Z0011 and NCIC MA20 Trials-Implications for Practice-An Australian Surgeon’s Perspective
June 24 -Breacan Volunteer Training
The Cancer Journey: Important Initial Decision Making and Navigating the Health System
May 7 –Kew Football Club, Ladies Day Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon
March 25 Biennial Breast Cancer Update -St Vincent’s Hospital/Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre/ RACS Victorian State Committee
- Improving Breast Conservation Cosmetic Results Using OncoplasticTechniques.
- Intraoperative ultrasound
March 4- Breast Interest Group of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists – 8th General Breast Imaging Meeting
Invited Speaker: “Surgeon Performed Intraoperative Ultrasound Localisation (IOUL) of Breast Lesions-a single surgeon series”
April 28 – The Jean Hailes Foundation For Women’s Health -Videoconference for Health Professionals
The Ins and Outs of Vaginal and Breast Health