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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News

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20 Mar 2019

Gaps in hospital referral processes mean that many Australians with Lynch syndrome – a gene mutation that greatly increases their risk of cancer, particularly colorectal cancer – remain undiagnosed.

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19 Mar 2019

We are pleased to announce that Nicki Meagher has accepted a secondment position in the Molecular Oncology Group, School of Woman and Children’s Health.

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18 Mar 2019

The TCRN is offering competitively awarded Conference & Professional Development Grants to expand and enhance the knowledge and skills of our members in the area of translational cancer-related research or cancer care service delivery, at both national and international levels.

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18 Mar 2019

Get to know a little more about our talented team! This month's spotlight member is Carmel Quinn.

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18 Mar 2019

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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12 Mar 2019

Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot hopes her award will encourage more women to join the fight against deadly diseases.

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12 Mar 2019

Cancer researchers at UNSW Sydney will soon have access to a deformability cytometer to accelerate their research. This instrument—the first of its kind in Australia—will allow unprecedented insight into how the mechanical properties of cancer cells affect the onset and progression of cancers, and how they respond to treatment.

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12 Mar 2019

Registrations are open for the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), to be held 21-23 August at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

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27 Feb 2019

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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