Dr Judith Lacey
The Role of multidiciplinary research: cannabis and the treatment in high grade gliomas

Dr Judith Lacey is the Head of Supportive Care and Integrative Oncology at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. Her primary interest is in the development and integration of supportive care interventions to keep people living well with cancer independent of prognosis or stage of disease. Over the past 18 years she has worked extensively with cancer patients and people living with incurable illness. Her area of interest is in whole person care: integrating care for people and their families living with cancer or chronic illness that affects their physical and emotional well-­‐being. She works with complementary and integrative medicine practitioners, psychologists, other medical specialists, nurses and allied health professionals to maximise patient wellbeing. As a Palliative and Supportive Care Specialist she has extensive experience in managing cancer pain syndromes, cancer related fatigue, gastrointestinal and nutritional effects of cancers and treatment related toxicities. Research interests and activities are in the field of Integrative oncology, Medicinal Cannabis, Supportive Care service developments .

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