• SCP Newsletter Issue 11

    We have been working hard with our partners Maridulu Budyari Gumal (SPHERE) Cancer CAG and NSW Regional Cancer Research Network on a number of initiatives to enhance collaboration and streamline processes. These have included the announcement of the successful applicants to our joint SCP/SPHERE Strategic Enhancement Grant and the launch of the NSW Cancer Research ... Read more

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  • Strategic Enhancement Grant recipients announced.

    Professor Jeff Holst from UNSW Sydney and Associate Professor James Wilmott from the Melanoma Institute Australia & The University of Sydney will co-lead a project to validate a physiological ex vivo platform to rapidly test novel immunotherapy combinations in patient tumours. Professor Hilda Pickett from the Children’s Medical Research Institute & The University of Sydney and Associate Professor Liz Caldon from ... Read more

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  • SCP Newsletter Issue 10

    At the end of 2022 we said goodbye to Cara McFarlane, our Communications and Events Officer. Cara made a huge impact in her time with us; leading the development of our website, keeping members up to date with all of our activities and playing a key role in the organisation of the inaugural NSW Cancer ... Read more

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  • Translational Partners Fellowships Announced

    Postdoctoral research fellow Dr Dannel Yeo from The Centenary Institute at The University of Sydney and Clinical Associate Professor Kate Mahon from Chris O’Brien Lifehouse will work together to explore ways to improve the management and outcomes for patients with colorectal and appendiceal cancers that have metastasised to the peritoneum. The second partnership brings together ... Read more

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  • Australia Day Honours for SCP Director Prof Anna DeFazio AM

    Anna is the Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research at the University of Sydney and Director of Sydney Cancer Partners. She also holds positions as the Head of the Gynaecological Oncology Research Laboratory and Director of the Centre for Cancer Research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research; Convenor of the Cancer Research Network at ... Read more

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  • Pilot Study and Seed Grant Recipients Announced

    Congratulations to the following Sydney Cancer Partners members on their successful applications. Pilot Study Funding Recipients:Professor Diona DamianProfessor Vanessa HayesProfessor Mark MolloyAssociate Professor Umaimainthan Palendira Seed Grant Funding Recipients:Dr Felix Marsh-WakefieldDr Brooke NickelDr Saurabh SatijaDr Chandrima SenguptaDr Amelia Smit Dr Sirisha Tadimalla

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  • SCP Newsletter Issue 9

    It has been wonderful seeing the return of in-person events this year and we enjoyed hearing about our members’ research achievements and networking with many of you at The Sydney Cancer Partners Anniversary Forum in June and at the inaugural NSW Cancer Conference held in September. Our overarching goal is to build capacity in Cancer ... Read more

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  • New Publication

    Fewer than half of all patients with advanced-stage high-grade serousovarian cancers (HGSCs) survive more than five years after diagnosis, butthose who have an exceptionally long survival could provide insights intotumor biology and therapeutic approaches. Read full publication.

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  • NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

    Winners were recognised for their achievements and contributions in therapeutic treatment strategies, hereditary and endocrine cancer and clinical trials. Sydney Cancer Partners members from the melanoma institute took out the Wildfire Highly Cited Publication. Congratulations to the team – Dr Tuba Nur Gide, Dr Camelia Quek, Professor Richard Scolyer AO, Professor Georgina Long, and Dr ... Read more

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