The Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) is the peak national body representing multidisciplinary health professionals whose work encompasses cancer control and care. COSA members are doctors, nurses, scientists and all allied health professionals involved in the clinical care of cancer patients. COSA is affiliated with and provides medical and scientific advice to Cancer Council Australia.
Mission and objectives
The overarching mission of COSA is to improve the care of Australians affected by cancer. In order to improve cancer care and control in Australia COSA seeks to:
- understand and provide for the professional needs of its multidisciplinary membership;
- promote and facilitate research across the spectrum of cancer care;
- promote and provide multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education;
- contribute to, and advocate for, national issues surrounding cancer care policy in Australia;
- enhance the quality of care.
COSA is recognised as the peak independent clinical authority on all aspects of cancer care and control in Australia.
Office bearers 2013
President: A/Prof Sandro Porceddu
President Elect: A/Prof Mei Krishnasamy
A/Prof Ian Davis
Dr Haryana Dhillon
Prof Ian Olver OAM, CEO Cancer Council Australia
Ms Marie Malica
ABN: 97 631 209 452
Last updated: 06/03/13 14:43:29