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8/08/2017

Thanks for the furious fingers of the Knit n Knatter group from the Tuggeranong 55 Plus Club from the ACT who donated the proceeds from its recent fundraiser. The group participated in the 'W orld Wide Knit in ...

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 ...

13/06/2017

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 ...

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 ...

Our research examines how radiotherapy treatments can improve quality of life.