COSA's 45th Annual Scientific Meeting, 13 - 15 November 2018 Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Ms Erin Laing

Erin Laing (Kennedy) is a dietitian with an interest in the nutritional assessment and management of patients with neuroendocrine tumours. She has worked as a clinical dietitian for 10 years, and specialised in the nutritional management of patients diagnosed with upper gastrointestinal cancer and NETs. Erin is working as a senior dietitian within the NET and Upper Gastrointestinal Unit at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, and regularly manages patients attending the multidisciplinary NET clinic. She has experience in teaching and clinical research, and is currently completing her PhD at the University of Melbourne, researching the topic of nutritional complications and quality of life amongst patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. In addition to her work Erin has assisted with nutrition education sessions for local and interstate NET patient support groups, and recently collaborated with the Unicorn Foundation to create an evidence-based educational booklet for NET patients titled ‘Nutrition and NETs’.