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7/08/2018

TROG Cancer Research has been successful in being awarded a $1.5 million grant (2018-2020) under the Cancer Australia Support for Cancer Clinical Trials Program. The funding from Cancer Australia provides essential infrastructure for TROG to build our ...

7/08/2018

The board of TROG Cancer Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Goode as the new TROG Chief Executive Officer. Susan is formerly the Centre Manager for the Hunter Cancer Research Alliance at the University of Newcastle. ...

16/05/2018

The inaugural TROG Trek has raised more than $10,000 for TROG's cancer clinical trials. The group of volunteers took on a five-day 50 kilometre trek in the spectacular Bay of Fires region in north east Tasmania in March. ...

16/05/2018

TROG Cancer Research's CEO Joan Torony has recently resigned due to ill health. We would like to wish Joan Torony all the very best in her retirement.

16/05/2018

More than 270 people attended the TROG 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in Hobart, Tasmania from 19-22 March. The ASM was the 30th for TROG and attendees included oncologists, radiation therapists, physicists, study coordinators and data managers. Delegates heard from ...

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 ...

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