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Prof. Ian OlverProfessor Ian Olver AM is Director of the University of South Australia Cancer Research Institute and Professor of Translational Cancer Research. He was previously Clinical Director of the RAH Cancer Centre and CEO of Cancer Council Australia. A renowned oncologist, cancer researcher and bioethicist, Professor Olver has held senior positions in Australia and abroad.

With research interests in anti-cancer drug studies, symptom control, bio-ethics and psycho-oncology, Professor Olver is the author of more than 290 journal articles and is a regular commentator on cancer issues in Australia and internationally.

He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to medical oncology as a clinician, researcher, administrator and mentor, and to the community through leadership roles with cancer control organisations.

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