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.

The TCRN members are supported by the TCRN Leadership Council and Operations and Project Team, which provides the coordination and resources required to empower implementation of research-led advances in cancer research, treatment and patient outcomes.

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17 Dec 2014
The TCRN is looking for new members for the Consumer Advisory Committee. The CAC provides the TCRN and its cancer researchers and clinicians with advice, guidance and recommendations from a consumer perspective... Find out more
10 Dec 2014
Five PhD students are now poised to take the next step in their research careers, thanks to the support of the TCRN. After receiving funding from the TCRN PhD Top-up Scholarship scheme... Find out more
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9 Dec 2014
The TCRN was well represented at the World Cancer Congress, which took place in Melbourne last week. A team of 12 representatives were supported by the TCRN and joined 2700 participants from over 120 countries to explore the theme of ‘Joining Forces, Accelerating Progress’... Find out more
8 Dec 2014
Recipients for the latest round of the TCRN grants offered have just been announced with researchers and clinicians awarded both national and international grants in professional development.. Find out more
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7 Dec 2014
Research conducted by the TCRN members network has been highlighted using on-line tools to identify publications attributed to TCRN members over the past month. Find out more
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1 Dec 2014
A poster by the TCRN HSA Biobank team, led by Nicki Meagher received Best Poster honours at the Cancer Institute of New South Wales Innovation in Cancer Treatment Conference in late October this year. Find out more
Demonstrating the new linear accelerator in the new radiation oncology area of the NCCC
7 Nov 2014
Stage One of the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre and Scientia Clinical Research facility at the POWH, Randwick has been officially opened along with the launch of the Bright Alliance which will facilitate productive collaboration between elite researchers, clinicians and patients in one building. Find out more
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6 Nov 2014
The successful rollout of a consenting project at St George Hospital has further increased the number of clinical sites collecting tissue for storage in the HSA Biobank with the consent pilot already achieving exceptional results Find out more
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31 Oct 2014
A ‘talking book’ that educates patients about radiotherapy has won 2014 funding for the TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year funding, led by Dr Sian Smith... Find out more