Episode 8 Consumer Advocacy feat Lillian Leigh

A Sydney lawyer turned patient advocate, Lillian Leigh hopes to use her personal experiences and those of whom she meets to create positive change and improve health outcomes.

Lillian is a member of Cancer Australia's Research and Data Advisory Group, and a grants review committee member of the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme. She is a Management Advisory Committee member of the Australasian Lung cancer Trials Group, and an Advisory Committee member of Woolcock's Lung Cancer Research Network. She represents patients on the National Oncology Alliance, and is also a volunteer advocate for Lung Foundation Australia, Rare Cancers Australia and Cancer Council NSW.

In December 2016, Lillian received a Patient Advocacy Award at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer Conference in Vienna.

You can read more about Lillian's advocacy at www.breath.org.au/ and follow her on Twitter @ProjectBreath