News Archive

Cancer Services
27 Mar 2014
The TCRN is offering its members an opportunity to attend the 2014 World Cancer Congress ‘Joining Forces – Accelerating Progress’ as once off Professional Development grant... Learn more
UNSW Associate Professor Karen Canfell
12 Mar 2014
Evaluating the effectiveness of new cervical cancer screening processes in Australia is at the heart of the Compass clinical trial being rolled out by UNSW and the Victorian Cytology Service in Melbourne. Learn more
Conference & PD Grants Round 2 2014 Announced
10 Mar 2014
Conference & Professional Development Grants are on offer 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. Applications close 4.00pm, 13 May 2014 ... Learn more
TCRN member Maarit Laaksonen, CI NSW Early Career Fellowship recipient
5 Mar 2014
Twenty-six researchers shared in more than $15.5 million worth of funding under the 2014 Cancer Institute NSW’s Fellowship Grant scheme. TCRN member Dr Maarit Laaksonen was one of those to receive an Early Career Fellowship... Learn more
4 Mar 2014
Researchers and clinicians were last week treated to two outstanding international speakers, giving us real-world examples of how advanced genomics research is being rapidly translated to improve clinical care of people with cancer. Learn more
HSA Biobank Series: Consent Form
27 Feb 2014
Embedding consent processes into routine patient care pathways has led to dramatic changes in the way that hospital staff, researchers and patients are contributing to the development of the HSA Biobank... Learn more
TCRN member Nick Hawkins - Cancer Challenge of the Year BRAF project
26 Feb 2014
TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year project, led by UNSW’s Professor Nick Hawkins seeks to improve the diagnostic accuracy of Lynch syndrome screening processes by providing research and clinical support to pathologists across the network. Learn more
TCRN Translational Bioinformatics awarded UNSW grant
17 Feb 2014
The TCRN Translational Bioinformatics team has been awarded a UNSW Australia (University of New South Wales) Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Grant for 2014. Learn more
Professor Louise Ryan; new member of TCRN in 2014
4 Feb 2014
A biostatistician with a focus on statistical methods research, Professor Louise Ryan will become the first new member of the TCRN in 2014. Learn more
Cancer Challenge of the Year Application Process - TCRN
24 Jan 2014
The TCRN is once again offering this unique funding opportunity that provides up to $100,000 to support one to two translational research projects that address an urgent and unmet need in cancer patient care or treatment... Learn more