News Archive

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8 May 2014
A TCRN-led study has shown that medical doctors support the implementation of new initiatives within the healthcare system, such as institutional biobanking, with the knowledge that these changes will facilitate and advance basic and translational research... Learn more
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28 Apr 2014
A UNSW research team with an interest in ovarian cancer is using tissue samples from the HSA Biobank to investigate the mechanisms of cancer metastasis. Learn more
HSA Biobank Series
24 Apr 2014
A new consenting process is set to dramatically improve the numbers of patients who are given the opportunity to contribute tissue samples to the HSA Biobank... Learn more
TCRN CAC Member Gillian Begbie
2 Apr 2014
A series of new appointments to the TCRN’s Consumer Advisory Committee is set to benefit UNSW and UTS researchers by giving them access to significantly expanded consumer expertise... Learn more
Jie-Bin Lew; TCRN APA recipient
1 Apr 2014
Congratulations to Jie Bin Lew, the second recipient of UNSW Australian Postgraduate Award granted in translational cancer research plus a TCRN Scholarship Top-up... Learn more
Hospital Clinicians
31 Mar 2014
Professional development initiatives at the TCRN are helping PhD students build their understanding of the clinical side of cancer research and treatment in the world outside the lab... Learn more
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