Dr McLoone is an expert in developing and evaluating models of childhood cancer survivorship care, which recognises the late morbidity and mortality associated with a diagnosis of childhood cancer and its intense treatment.
McLoone led the largest study of childhood cancer survivors in the Southern Hemisphere, which evaluated survivors’ long-term physical and mental health, barriers to accessing care, and survivorship service delivery across Australia and New Zealand (the ANZCHOG Survivorship Study). They also led the development of an innovative telehealth intervention to provide effective, accessible, and sustainable care and education to survivors from child to adulthood, which is now being implemented in usual clinical care.
A strong commitment to consumer-led intervention design is evidenced by McLoone’s investment in extensive co-design work with young people, parents, paediatric and adult healthcare professionals to ensure a consumer-finalised intervention. McLoone holds leadership roles within peak national and international bodies, including ANZCHOG, COSA and SIOP.