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SA cancer fellowship


A SOUTH Australian researcher will investigat­e challenges facing cancer survivors thanks to a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship.

Dr Marion Eckert, who has more than 25 years experience in the health industry and is general manager, cancer control at Cancer Council South Australia, is one of nine people in the state to win a fellowship this year.

She will travel to Austria, the Netherland­s and the UK to develop a cancer survivorsh­ip monitoring tool for SA, enabling identifica­tion of highrisk survivors and interventi­on.

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