Erin Laing 

Senior Dietitian, Upper Gastrointestinal and NET Unit at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne

 

Biography

Erin Laing is an accredited practicing dietitian who specializes in the nutritional management of patients diagnosed with upper gastrointestinal cancer and neuroendocrine tumours. She has worked in clinical dietetics for over 10 years and is working as a senior dietitian within the Upper Gastrointestinal and NET Unit at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. 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 for local and interstate NET patient support groups, and recently collaborated with the NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia to create evidence-based educational booklets and factsheets for NET patients on nutrition and symptom management.