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Ian Olver AM (born 10 May 1953) is an Australian medical oncologist, cancer researcher and bio-ethicist. He is a former chief executive officer of Cancer Council Australia and a noted authority and media commentator on cancer issues.
|Born||10 May 1953|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne (MBBS, MD), Monash University (PhD)|
|Known for||Expertise in cancer control|
|Awards||Member of the Order of Australia|
|Fields||Cancer control and bio-ethics|
|Institutions||Cancer Council Australia, University of Sydney|
In 2011 he was appointed to the Order of Australia for service to medical oncology as a clinician, researcher, administrator and mentor, and to the community through leadership roles with cancer control organisations.
His main research interests are new anticancer drug studies, symptom control, bio-ethics and psycho-oncology. He has authored more than 200 journal articles, 19 book chapters and two books as well as co-editing two books.