News Archive

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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
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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
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14 Nov 2012
Congratulations to the Round 2 recipients of the 2012 TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants. Learn more
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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
Biobank freezers
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