Ian Frazer: The man who saved a million lives

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ACCF is proud to announce the launch of the biography of our Scientific Advisor, Professor Ian Frazer AC 

Prof. Ian Frazer has become a household name due to the amazing work he has done to reduce the chance of precious women across the world being diagnosed with the life threatening disease, cervical cancer.

The biography details the real story of this Scottish-born Australian of the Year, co-inventor of the HPV vaccine. Written by Madonna King, an award winning journalist, she tells of the ongoing struggle for funding cancer research, the herculean international legal battle waged to win the patent, the devastating loss of his friend and co researcher, Dr Jian Zhou, and Ian Frazer’s ongoing commitment to have the vaccine made available in the developing world.

The book is available to be purchased online here, and is available at most good bookstores.

 

A percentage of all proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation.

Reference: http://accf.org.au/ianfrazer-bio

Wayne Lindsay is the founder of Medical Systems International Pty Ltd. Wayne knows how a death from cancer affects a family unit. His father passed away when he was eight years old. Wayne's daughter, Skye was diagnosed with cancer at the age of nineteen. Wayne has ten women in his direct family. Wayne has worked and lived in New Zealand (6 years), Australia (12 years), PNG (6 years) and United States of America (12 years). Wayne is qualified with Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Phoenix and National Diploma in Engineering and Survey from Auckland New Zealand. I have three children and six grandchildren. My interests include squash, rugby, tennis, the great outdoors, and contuining education.