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27/02/2018

TROG stalwart Professor Bryan Burmeister is retiring from his position at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Brisbane. The highly respected radiation oncologist has worked in various positions with Queensland Health for 29 years. He has been at PAH ...

6/02/2018

With every millimetre counting in radiation therapy treatment, a new world first study developed in Australia could eventually benefit cancer patients across the world. A new TROG study called 'Liver Ablative Radiotherapy with KIM' or TD 17.03 LARK ...

6/02/2018

A new study investigating the use of cutting-edge Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR) to treat patients with inoperable kidney cancer has been received $589,000 in funding from Cancer Australia. TROG researcher, A/Prof Shankar Siva, from the University of Melbourne and ...

22/01/2018

A liquid biopsy is far less invasive than a standard biopsy, where a needle is put into a solid tumour to confirm a cancer diagnosis. from shutterstock.com   Researchers have ...

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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