Adjunct Associate Professor, Cancer Nursing Research Unit, University of Sydney
Dr Pandora Patterson is General Manager of Research, Evaluation and Social Policy at CanTeen and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Nursing, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.
She has worked for ten years as a researcher in the area of psycho-oncology with a particular interest in measure development and intervention based research for young people living with cancer. She is also a registered psychologist undertaking regular clinical work.
Every year around 21,000 teenagers and young adults in Australia are told their parent has cancer. The need to care for their parents often disrupts these young peoples efforts for increased social, emotional and financial...