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 Lillian  Leigh

Lillian Leigh

Community advocate

Lillian Leigh is a Sydney lawyer, wife and mother. For over a decade as a consumer advocate, Lillian provided legal services to disadvantaged people in Australia. When she was diagnosed in her early 30’s with a rare lung cancer, advocacy for lung and rare cancers became her new passion. Lillian is a consumer member of Cancer Australia's Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS) Grant Review Committee, the Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group, and Lung Foundation Australia's Patient Advisory Committee. She is also a volunteer advocate for Rare Cancers Australia and Cancer Council NSW. In December 2016, Lillian received a Patient Advocacy Award at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Vienna.

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