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12 Nov 2012
Preparations for the Spaced Education project are progressing well, with each of our five participating sites now in the final stages of project ethics approval. Learn more
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2 Oct 2012
One of the TCRN's major projects is the HSA Biobank. Housed in the Lowy Biorepository, the HSA Biobank is a novel initiative which steps forward from the typical single-tumour biospecimen collection protocols to a hospital-wide collection of tumour samples deemed appropriate for biobanking and research. Learn more
24 Aug 2012
The University of Technology, Sydney TCRN member group comprises a number of talented individuals from the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), a centre emphasising the importance of considering the economic implications of developments in health policy and changes to health services. Learn more about the activities of CHERE, and how you can utilise their economic expertise in your research. Learn more
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17 Aug 2012
The Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is the principle global organisation dedicated to this cause. Dr Christopher Steer was recipient of a TCRN International Conference Grant for attendance at this year's MASCC symposia. Here, he shares his conference experience and recent research activities in the screening for supportive care needs and geriatric issues in older patients with cancer. Learn more
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15 Aug 2012
Congratulations to TCRN members Emma Ramsay and Craig Underhill, who received awards at the Cancer Institute NSW annual cancer awards ceremony on Friday 20th July. Learn more
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10 Aug 2012

The Research Team have been working behind the scenes to progress the project in time for an October start:

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17 Jul 2012
Early-mid career researchers are at a crucial point in their careers. It’s the make or break time when there’s a small window of opportunity to carve out your own niche research field or to establish yourself in an existing one. So what are the key factors in doing this? Learn more
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17 Jul 2012
Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants Learn more
28 Jun 2012

The recently awarded 2012 TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year (CCY) – Spaced Education: a Tool to Translate Pain Assessment and Management Evidence into Practice – kicked off activities on May 16th with an enthusiastic planning workshop held at St George Hospital.

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26 Jun 2012

TCRN Director and Director of the SESLHD Area Cancer Services, Professor Robyn Ward, commenced the inaugural Prince of Wales Hospital Cancer Services Cancer Grand Rounds on Thursday 31st May 2012 with her presentation: ‘The Future of the Cancer Centre at Randwick: Crystal Balls and Glass Jaws’.

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