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Cancer Innovations Conference 2018

On 13th September 2018, Cancer Institute NSW hosted the 7th annual Cancer Innovations conference. The theme this year focused around the ‘right care, right place, right time,’ and saw over 500 clinicians, healthcare professionals, researchers and people affected by cancer in NSW come together to support innovation and collaboration...

Sydney TCRC Research Achievements

The Translational Cancer Research Centres (TCRCs) located around Sydney were designed to facilitate more efficient and effective incorporation of research, clinical training, education and service delivery. They are able to do so though linking leading research and clinical centres. Seven TCRCs have been initiated since 2011 including Sydney Vital, Sydney...

Research Paper By Sydney Vital’s Dr David Chan Widely Read

Dr David Chan, a medical oncologist, has been a Sydney Vital member for over three years. David is especially interested in the area of NETs, uncommon tumours marked by significant heterogeneity in clinical course and prognosis. Previously considered to be rare, NETs are increasing in incidence (5/100,000) and have...

Cancer Pain Symposium 2018

On 27th August 2018 we hosted a ‘Cancer Pain Symposium,’ which saw industry professionals come together to hear national experts present an update on the multidimensional assessment and multidisciplinary management of pain in patients with cancer. The event was in conjunction with the ‘Stop Cancer pain Project,’ which is...

Elisabeth Steiner Awarded Sydney Vital Travel Award

ACRF Image X group, USYD at AAPM 2018 Elisabeth Steiner, a postdoctoral fellow at the ACRF Image X Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney, was awarded a Sydney Vital Travel Award which she used to attend The American Association of Physics in Medicine (AAPM) 60th...

2018 Neuroendocrine Tumour Q&A Session

On the August 9, 2018, Sydney Vital teamed up with The Unicorn Foundation to host the 2018 Neuroendocrine Tumour Q&A Session. The session saw over 100 attendees come together to hear about what’s new in Neuroendocrine Tumours and why research plays a vital role in patient outcomes.   The expert panel...

Fight on The Beaches, Christmas In July

The Bill Walsh Laboratory researchers at this year's ball Fight on the Beaches (FOTB) is a Northern Beaches fundraising group dedicated to finding a cure for cancer through funding Australia Researchers in the lab. Co-Chairperson, Michelle Heaton-Armstrong lost her beloved father at the age of 63 to oesophageal cancer. Heartbroken,...

NSW Premier’s Awards 2018

The annual NSW Premier’s Awards are back. Hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, this year the Awards will recognise the achievements of individuals and teams that work in cancer research across NSW and showcase the outstanding work they have put in to lessen the impact of cancer. This year the Awards...

Dr Hilary Byrne Awarded Best Scholar In Training Prize

Dr Hilary Byrne, a Sydney Vital researcher, was recently awarded the Best Scholar in Training Presentation prize at the Association for Radiation Research annual meeting. The conference, held at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, attracted around 100 delegates in the radiation research field covering topics ranging from radiation chemistry and...

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