Welcome to the TCRN

The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) is a collaborative and interactive cancer research community based in the South East of Sydney, with links to cancer services and researchers in inner and southern Sydney, and Albury. It was formed to create an innovative and supportive environment for the translation of cancer research into improvements in patient care.

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21 Sep 2017

TCRN started in 2011 with just 68 members, with the vision of creating a sustainable cancer translational research engine. Early in 2012, the first of three TCRN Collaboration Surveys was launched, to capture the relationships that the network was fostering, identify the key players in the TCRN and to unpick some of the roles that the leadership council members were playing.

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20 Sep 2017

Conference & Professional Development Grants 2018 Round 1 

For travel between 1 January 2018– 30 June 2018

Applications Close on 5.00pm, 30 October 2017

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20 Sep 2017

Under the TCRN’s 2025 Cancer Workforce and Capacity Building flagship, the TCRN organised a PhD Career Pathway Workshop in collaboration with the Implementation Science Community of Practice, a half-day intensive workshop for doctoral students in fields relating to cancer research.

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20 Sep 2017

Phil Haywood has recently attended the iHEA (International Health Economics Association) conference as part of his professional development, to collaborate with and present to his fellow health economists.


Please read the interview below to find out more about his experience at the conference and the key take home messages that he would like to share with you all.

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14 Sep 2017

The TCRN and the Kids Cancer Alliance co-sponsored the state's first oncofertility symposium on the 31st of August. 

The symposium was led br Dr Antoinette Anazodo and featured a key note presentation from Professor Teresa Woodruff, Northwestern University, USA. 

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7 Sep 2017

Engaging Industry in Translational Research - Past, Present and Future of AML

Date & Time: Wednesday 13 September at 4.00pm followed by drinks and networking
Venue: Lowy Cancer Research Centre, Level 4 seminar space Map

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7 Sep 2017

Cancer Metabolism Roundtable

Interactive discussion facilitated by A/Professor Phoebe Phillips and Invited Speaker: A/Professor Jeff Holst, Centenary Cancer Research Centre 

When: 12 September 2017, 1230–1330,
Location: Edmund Blackett Function Room, Prince of Wales Hospital

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14 Aug 2017

Brianna Clifford has attended the American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM) Annual Scientific Meeting in an effort to understand more about how to ensure the research has a tangible impact on the quality of life for cancer survivors "The translational potential of our research is in the clinical application of exercise to manage chronic pain in cancer survivors."

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11 Aug 2017

In this monthly article, the TCRN Operations & Projects team use on-line tools to identify publications attributed to TCRN members. We are using Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature as our primary source.

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