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2020 Award & Scholarship Recipients

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The 2020 award recipients were recognized at the 2021 Annual Meeting due to the cancellation of the 2020 Meeting.

Melanie Lovell

Dr Melanie Lovell, MD, PhD, FRACP, FAChPM

Steven M Grunberg Memorial Award
Senior Staff Specialist, Palliative Care
Medical Head of Palliative Care, Hammond Health Sydney North Centre for Learning & Research in Palliative Care, HammondCare
Clinical Associate Professor, Sydney Medical School
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney

Abstract: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial of Guidelines and Screening with Implementation Strategies versus Guidelines and Screening Alone to Improve Pain in Adults with Cancer

Young Investigator Award Recipients

Emily Lam

Emily Lam

Outstanding Young Investigator
Clinical Research Assistant, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Abstract: Prospective Study of Patient-Reported Pain in Breast Radiotherapy
Uttiya Deb

Dr Uttiya Deb, M.B.B.S., MD

Young Investigator
Medical Affairs, Oncology, Johnson & Johnson, India

Abstract: Efficacy and Safety of Modafinil versus Dexamethsone in Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
Arjun Gupta

Dr Arjun Gupta, MD

Young Investigator
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Abstract: Rates of Appropriate Laxative Prophylaxis for Opioid-Induced Constipation in Veterans with Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Danbee Kng

Danbee Kang, PhD

Young Investigator
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Abstract: Association Between Cancer Education Program and Clinical Outcomes: A Cohort Study
Amber Kleckner

Amber Kleckner, PhD

Young Investigator
Research Assistant Professor, Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester, USA

Abstract: The Interrelation Between Cancer-Related Fatigue and Diabetes: An Analysis of 440 Patients with Breast Cancer Undergoing Chemotherapy and Controls

Conference Scholarship Recipients

Evgeniia Ananeva

Evgeniia Ananeva

Conference Scholarship
Chelyabinsk Regional Center of Oncology, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Abstract: Conquer Fear of Cancer Recurrence Program for Breast Cancer Patients in Russia
Marina Calamac

Dr Marina Čalamać, MD

Conference Scholarship
Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract: Direct Collaboration of a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board and a Supportive Care Team for Patients with Advanced Cancer
Vesile Yildiz Kabak

Vesile Yildiz Kabak, PT, PhD

Conference Scholarship
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Abstract: Effect of Exercise Program on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Related Morbidities
Sundar Kumar

Sundar Kumar Veluswamy, PT, PhD

Conference Scholarship
Department of Physiotherapy, Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, India

Abstract: Sarcopenia, Functional Capacity & Cancer Related Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Primary Cancer Therapies at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India
Samya Dutta

Samya Dutta, M.B.B.S.

Conference Scholarship
Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, India
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Abstract: Chewable Vitamin C in the Management of Radiation-Induced Xerostomia: Is it the End of the Dark Tunnel?

NOTE: The Distinguished Service Award for 2020 was postponed until 2021.