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Dr Ben Lawrence Joins GCF Board

We are delighted to announce that Dr Ben Lawrence MBChB, MSc, FRACP has joined the Board of Trustees for the Gut Cancer Foundation.

A leading Medical Oncologist and researcher, Dr Lawrence specialises in caring for patients with gastrointestinal cancers and neuroendocrine tumours, cancer molecular profiling and cancer genomics.

Dr Lawrence is also heavily involved with research and is theHead of Oncology and Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland. He is an active member of the Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG) where he sits on their New Zealand Committee and recently acted as Co-Convenor for the Annual Scientific Meeting in Ōtautahi, Christchurch.

Speaking about his appointment to the board, Dr Lawrence said “supporters of the Gut Cancer Foundation are critical members of the team that works tirelessly to improve outcomes for people with gastrointestinal cancers in Aotearoa New Zealand. I’m honoured to become one of them.”