Tish Lancaster has worked as a cancer nurse for 35 years in both clinical and management positions. She is currently the Clinical Nurse Consultant for Gynaecological Oncology at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia.
She is a former Chair of the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia and former member of the ISNCC Board of Directors.
For many years she has represented cancer nurses on committees of government and non-government organisations, participating in policy development both nationally and internationally and has provided expert representation at two Australian Government Senate Inquiries into cancer-related services. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and a Life Fellow of the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia.
Tish is the Co-Editor of the Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, has authored several book chapters, published in peer-reviewed journals and been a reviewer for national and international journals. She is the co-editor of the textbook ‘Gynaecological Cancer Care: A Guide to Practice’.