Australian Clinical Trials Awards

The ACTA (Australian Clinical Trials Alliance) 2022 Clinical Trials National Tribute and Awards Ceremony was held on 20 May at the University of Sydney with online access. The Minister for Health, the Hon Brad Hazzard acknowledged the intrinsic value of clinical trials to underpin the health system, the capability and skills in NSW and how…

International Clinical Trials Day 20 May 2022

Clinical Trials Day is a day ‘to recognize the people who conduct clinical trials and to say “thanks” for what they do every day to improve public health. This day of celebration also provides our community with a unique opportunity to raise awareness of clinical trials – and of clinical research as a career option…

NSW Cancer Conference 2022: 15-16 September 2022

NSW Cancer Conference 2022: 15-16 September 2022 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. This inaugural conference is being organised by Sydney Cancer Partners, Maridulu Budyari Gumal – SPHERE and NSW Regional Health Partners, The conference represents a significant milestone for cancer research in NSW, providing a state-wide, cross institutional meeting focused on cancer research. The event…

National Volunteer Week: 16-22 May 2022

National Volunteer Week (NVW) 16 – 22 May 2022 is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. The theme for National Volunteer Week 2022 is Better Together. Volunteering brings people together; it builds communities and creates a better society for everyone. More information here  

Crucial information for multicultural communities about COVID-19 vaccines and cancer

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CANCER PATIENTS From Cancer Australia Crucial information for multicultural communities about COVID-19 vaccines and cancer Your questions about COVID-19 vaccines and cancer answered in your language To support multicultural communities with evidence-based information about COVID-19 vaccines and cancer, Cancer Australia has released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) translated into 10 languages specifically for…

Think outside the bubble at the CanForum

Think outside the bubble at the CanForum Friday 26 November at 9.30 am (AEDT) Tickets are $400+ GST per person, with exemptions made for patients, carers, families and patient organisations.Please register your attendance at rarecancers.org.au/canforum-2021. All registrants will be sent an email with instructions on how to access the live stream on the day.For further…

The inaugural Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia (TOGA) ASM 2021

The inaugural Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia (TOGA) ASM 2021 22-23 July – Equity in innovation in Multidisciplinary lung cancer care Lung cancer screening, neoadjuvant treatment, the future influence of biomarker-driven treatments for lung cancer, the challenges of overcoming inequities in quality care, thought-provoking multi-disciplinary discussion, innovative clinical research and clinical trial concept development workshops.…

Sydney Cancer Conference 2021

Sydney Cancer Conference 2021 September 9-10, 2021 – Bridging research and practice The University of Sydney is proud to host the seventh Sydney Cancer Conference, a national forum showcasing existing and emerging strengths in cancer research across Australia ‘featuring all areas of cancer research – basic biomedical, public health, clinical and psychosocial – making the…

20 May, International Clinical Trials Day: National Tribute and Award Ceremony

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA), together with event partners MTPConnect, Bellberry and Medicines Australia, and supporters, the National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC), CT:IQ (Clinical Trials: Thinking Smarter), Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA), and Research Australia, hosted the Clinical Trials 2021 National Tribute & Awards Ceremony on 20 May 2021 to mark…

March 2021: Cancer Voices NSW Annual Report 2020

It is with pleasure that I present the Cancer Voices NSW 2020 Annual Report highlighting the activities of our twentieth year. 2020 was a special and significant milestone in the history of Cancer Voices – our 20th anniversary, two decades of providing the voice of those affected by cancer, a rather significant achievement for a 100% volunteer organisation. 2020 turned out to be a year like no other and as such we will do more to acknowledge and reflect on this milestone when circumstances allow.