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Do you have a professional interest in radiotherapy research?

Join the Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG Cancer Research)

Half of all people diagnosed with cancer would benefit from radiotherapy. The Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG Cancer Research) is the peak Australasian body for research into this safe and effective treatment. TROG is currently the highest recruiting collaborative trials group in Australia.

Become a member - it's FREE!

Become part of our network of more than 1,400 professionals in this exciting field.

Affiliate membership is FREE and open to anyone qualified or training in a radiotherapy-related discipline.

By joining, you’ll help advance clinical research into a treatment that benefits many cancers including breast, skin, lung, prostate and bladder, gynaecological, and head and neck.

  • Network with like-minded professionals
  • Stay up-to-date with industry news and trial updates in our monthly eNews
  • Access trial resources and Quality Assurance resources
  • Utilise the knowledge of TROG’s specialised committees

Or become a full member

Anyone fully qualified in their discipline, including radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation therapists, medical physicists, statisticians, data managers, nurses and surgeons, can become a full TROG member.

For just $180+gst per year, full members hold voting rights at TROG meetings; can submit proposals for new trials; or become a Board member or Trial Chair.

  • Receive support at all stages of your trial’s development
  • Strengthen your grant application by aligning with TROG
  • Hold voting rights on trial protocols and other policies
  • Ensure treatment is safely administered via our QA program

All TROG members have access to the information in the members' section of the website, which includes the TROG Member Forum, Member directory and Member messenger; minutes and presenations from TROG meetings, copies of trial protocols and the TROG Policy and Procedures Manual .

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Register now

Applications for membership require a personal recommendation by two full members (a Proposer and a Seconder). Once you have identified two full members who will nominate you for membership, the application process simply involves choosing the nominating members from the list of Full Members in the online registration form (click on Register Now button below). The nominating members will by contacted by TROG Central Operations to confirm their support for your membership application.

Member guarantee

TROG is a company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act. The liability of members is limited to payment of a nominal guarantee of A$10 in the event that the company is wound up. If required, this contribution would support payment of the debts and liabilities of the company, including the costs of the winding up.  By subscribing as a full member of TROG you undertake to provide this guarantee in the amount of A$10, if required. This undertaking continues for one year after a member ceases to be a member of the company.

 

Our values are collaboration, quality and care.


Latest News

  • 27 Feb 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 for the past 16 years. profe...

  • 06 Feb 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 has received $583,000 from the ca...

  • 06 Feb 2018

    a new study investigating the use of cutting-edge stereotactic ablative _ 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 the ...

  • 22 Jan 2018

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  • 01 Dec 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 up with a spectacular three course gourmet meal. the even...

  • 01 Dec 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 cancer research will lead the trial in australia c...

  • 20 Nov 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 management and executive level in both the not-for-profit and for-profit indu...

  • 20 Nov 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 a delicious high tea, guests also took part in a silen...

  • 14 Nov 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 monitori...

  • 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

    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 always been interested in building a better society...

  • 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 decide...

  • 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...

  • 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...