Latest CabLab PhD

Congratulations to CabLab researcher Dean Vuksanovic, whose PhD thesis has been approved after examination. Dean’s thesis, titled “Empirical Foundations of Dignity Therapy: Comparing Dignity Therapy with Life Review for Palliative Care Patients” was supervised by Dr Heather Green, Prof Murray Dyck, and Prof Shirley Morrissey. The thesis has already resulted in 3 publications with a total of 26 citations so far, e.g.,  his main randomised controlled trial at this link.

Understanding Changes in Thinking and Memory Associated with Cancer

Cancer Council Australia recently released a new fact sheet called Understanding changes in thinking and memory. Dr Green was one of the collaborators who helped to produce this factsheet, which is the first of its kind in the world that provides free, online, evidence based information about this issue which affects some (but not all) people who have cancer or who have previously been treated for cancer.