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Robin McGee – Lightning Strikes Twice: Hopes for Better Diagnostic and Post-Harm Practices


Robin McGee, Ph.D.
Registered Psychologist & Patient Partner

Robin is a registered clinical psychologist who has worked in health and education for over 30 years. Her award-winning book The Cancer Olympics describes her fight for survival, medical justice and fair chemotherapy policy after her experience with serious medical negligence.

For her advocacy work in cancer care and patient safety, she was decorated with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General of Canada. Also, she has been awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s highest honour, the National Medal of Courage. Proceeds of her book go to cancer support programs.

Robin can be found on the web (www.thecancerolympics.com), Facebook and on Twitter (@TCOrobin). Robin is currently in treatment for a recurrence of her colorectal cancer. Her blog illustrates her cancer experience using famous rock songs.

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