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1/12/2017

Fabulous food was the highlight of the recent TROG Trek Fundraising Dinner, with apprentice chefs from the Kurri Kurri TAFE cooking up a feast of culinary delights. The students put all their learnings to the test to come ...

1/12/2017

A new international trial, which will examine whether the addition of a new type of targeted radiation treatment is more effective for patients with advanced lung, breast or prostate cancer, is now up and running in Australia. TROG ...

20/11/2017

TROG Cancer Research is pleased to announce the appointment of John Cleary to its Board. CEO Joan Torony said that John was a perfect fit for TROG’s Board as he has more than 20 years’ experience at a senior ...

20/11/2017

More than 65 people showed their support for cancer research by attending a high tea fundraising event hosted by TROG Cancer Research. The event was held in Newcastle, where the TROG Cancer Research has its headquarters. On top of ...

14/11/2017

Westmead Hospital is now home to a world-first prostate cancer trial, using revolutionary technology to dramatically slash treatment times.  TROG's SPARK trial is underway in several NSW hospitals. It uses an Australian-developed technology called Kilovoltage Intrafraction Monitoring (KIM) ...

17/07/2017

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 experienced cancer first-hand being diagnosed with throat cancer in 2013. She was ...

17/07/2017

Alex 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 ...

4/07/2017

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, ...

16/06/2017

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 ...

30/05/2017

In a brain cancer breakthrough, an international clinical trial TROG 08.02 (GBM in elderly patients) , has found that adding temozolomide chemotherapy during short-course radiation therapy, followed by monthly maintenance doses of temozolomide, significantly improved survival of elderly ...

30/05/2017

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 ...

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