Can we use the wound healing immune response to treat sarcoma after surgery?

Updated 2 Oct 2021.

Cancer Chatters is a new online education series for the general public and health professionals with an interest in learning more about cancer topics and developments in cancer research.

Each webinar will be hosted by an expert guest speaker and will provide participants with the opportunity to learn relevant evidence-based information and to ask questions at the end.

Dr Rachael Zemek will be hosting our next Cancer Chatters lecture 'Can we use the wound healing immune response to treat sarcoma after surgery?' on Tuesday 12 October 2021.

Dr Rachael Zemek will discuss:

  • What is sarcoma?
  • The history of using surgery to treat cancer
  • How immunotherapy is changing the way we treat cancer
  • How does the immune system behave after surgery?
  • Finding new therapies for sarcoma

Community members, and anyone with an interest in the latest cancer research for sarcoma is invited to attend this free Cancer Chatters webinar, which will be delivered online via Zoom.

Cancer Chatters lecture details

Date: Tuesday 12 October 2021

Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm (45 min presentation + 15 min question & answer)

Cost: Free

Venue: This is an online education webinar via Zoom. You will be emailed a link to joining prior to the event.

About the speaker

Rachael Zemek is a Post Doctoral Researcher for the Sarcoma Translational Research team, Telethon Kids Cancer Centre and Telethon Kids Institute.

For more information

To learn more about Cancer Chatters, please email

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