Ian Olver

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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[1] and a noted authority and media commentator on cancer issues.[2][3][4][5][6]

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Ian Olver
Born (1953-05-10) 10 May 1953 (age 69)
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne (MBBS, MD), Monash University (PhD)
Known forExpertise in cancer control
AwardsMember of the Order of Australia
Scientific career
FieldsCancer control and bio-ethics
InstitutionsCancer 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.[7]

His main research interests are new anticancer drug studies, symptom control, bio-ethics and psycho-oncology.[8] He has authored more than 200 journal articles, 19 book chapters and two books as well as co-editing two books.[9]