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  • 17 Jul 2017

    p style="text-align: center;">_ src="/sitefiles/trogcomau/julie_with_mask.jpg" style="height: 338px; width: 600px;" /> trog cancer research is excited to announce julie mccrossin, well-known and respected broadcaster, journalist and former tv host, as its new ambassador. julie has ...

  • 17 Jul 2017

    did you know that all of trog's trials have input from cancer patients? trog's consumer advisory panel (cap) is made up of passionate people who give their time to provide a patient's perspective.  the second ever trog cancer research consumer training workshop was held recently wi...

  • 17 Jul 2017

    alexander carmichael has always been a busy man. during his career he was an executive working for many major australian companies. he's also served as a director of public companies and on the board of many government organisations. he's always been passionate about building a better...

  • 05 Jul 2017

    public health experts traditionally expect to see a very strong pattern of health inequality – the poorer you are, the more likely you are to be unwell and die before your time. but newly available data on cancer incidence rates show that’s not always the case. the team at the publ...

  • 04 Jul 2017

    margaret and narelle first met when they were in year four at primary school. the pair have stayed friends since this time and now they are embarking on a trip of a life-time - trekking the wilds of tasmania, raising vital funds for cancer research. margaret and narelle have joined...

  • 21 Jun 2017

    when i began my 24-year association with trog cancer research, there was no national ethics application form, ethics and governance were one _, we didn’t have email or internet access. good clinical practice (gcp) was seldom referred to and finding source documentation was very diffic...

  • 16 Jun 2017

    patients with advanced skin cancer can now be spared from having to undergo chemotherapy, with results from a new australian study showing that surgery combined with radiotherapy is a more effective treatment. professor sandro porceddu who headed the trog cancer research ‘post’ tri...

  • 13 Jun 2017

    westmead hospital is now home to a world-first prostate cancer trial, using revolutionary technology to dramatically slash treatment times. the hospital is the first site in western sydney to run the spark clinical trial. trog's spark trial is underway in several nsw hospitals. it ...

  • 05 Jun 2017

    p style="margin: 0px; padding: 6px 0px 3px; line-height: 22px; color: rgb(29, 40, 56);">giving a single dose of radiotherapy to patients with cancer that has spread relieves spinal cord compression, a debilitating complication of advanced cancer. p style="margin: 0px; paddi...

  • 30 May 2017

    in a brain cancer breakthrough, an international clinical trial , has found that adding temozolomide chemotherapy during short-course radiation therapy, followed by monthly maintenance doses of temozolomide, significantly improved survival of elderly patients with glioblastoma (gbm), ...

  • 30 May 2017

    in a world-first breakthrough for early stage low-grade lymphoma, set to change the management of the disease worldwide, an international clinical trial has found that patients live longer when immuno-chemotherapy is combined with radiotherapy. the results of the international phas...