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TCRN Grant recipient profile: Anjali Sheahan
13 Aug 2013

Travelling to one of the world’s biggest cancer conferences was an eye-opener for Anjali Sheahan, a PhD student at UNSW’s Centre for Vascular Research who specialises in gene targets for pancreatic cancer.

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Neville Hacker - Premier's Award
6 Aug 2013

The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) has come up trumps at the 2013 Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, taking home two major prizes on cancer research’s night of nights.

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viewing the microscope
28 May 2013

May 28, 2013 is Pathology Day and the Translational Cancer Research Network would like to say Happy Pathology Day to all the pathologists in Australia. In particular, we would like to acknowledge the important role that the anatomical pathologists and haematologists at SEALS Randwick have played in establishing the HSA Biobank.

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participant info session
16 Apr 2013
The TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year 2012 Project is now well underway at the five participating sites, with nine departments taking part. Thanks to the clinical champions at each site, there are over 120 participants involved in the project! Implementation of the project was staggered across the sites to ensure eligible participants could attend an information session and raise any questions about the project with the research team. Learn more
Dandeline 2
17 Feb 2013
In this edition of the TCRN Conference Grants Series, TCRN member Anne Booms, Oncology Nurse Practitioner with Albury-Wodonga Health, discusses the highlights of the 3rd European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life, Symptom Research and Patient Reported Outcomes in Cancer Clinical Trials Conference, held in Brussels, Belgium in October 2012. Learn more
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15 Feb 2013
The Spaced Education (‘Q stream’) Pain Assessment TCRN Cancer Challenge of the Year 2012 project is now in full swing across our five participating TCRN sites. Learn more
8 Feb 2013
Health economics plays a major role in public decision-making in Australia and internationally. TCRN member Dr Richard Norman shares his thoughts on the importance of collecting appropriate data for reliable economic evaluation of a health intervention, and how translational cancer researchers can assist in the timely and appropriate translation of their intervention into policy. Learn more
18 Dec 2012
The TCRN extends a big congratulations to its members who have been awarded research funding through the 2013 NHMRC grants scheme. Learn more
Brick wall
15 Nov 2012
Translational research has recently become a focus for many research environments and funding agencies, and accordingly a topical theme for public health congresses. Following her attendance at the 2012 Population Health Congress in Adelaide in September, TCRN member Dr Maarit Laaksonen comments on a number of obstacles in the translation of research into practice. Learn more
test tubes
14 Nov 2012
Congratulations to the Round 2 recipients of the 2012 TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants. Learn more