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Sydney Cancer Conference 2018

  This year, the SCC2018 attracted over 250 researchers and clinicians to come together and enjoy a scientific program expanding over two days. Held at the International Convention Centre (ICC), the theme of this year’s conference focused on ‘bridging research and practice,’ which reflected various elements of cancer research along the translational spectrum....

Sydney Vital’s Yaser Gholami Receives Award at RRSC 2018

Sydney Vital member, Yaser Gholami, was recently invited to give a talk at the 64th Annual  Radiation Research Society Conference in Chicago, US and was awarded for his contribution to the field of radiation sciences. The conference expanded over four days and included an exciting scientific programme with plenary speakers,...

Sydney Vital Travel Awards 2018

Sydney Vital invites applications for Travel Awards to the value of $1,500 for domestic travel and $3,000 for international travel. Our aim is to encourage outstanding PhD students, ECRs, researchers and clinicians from within the Sydney Vital network and institutions to present their scientific research progress at national or...

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...

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