We don’t often hear about lung cancer in the media despite the fact that it kills more people in Australia each year than any other cancer. Logic would dictate that due to its high mortality rate, funding into research would be paramount. Sadly, lung cancer receives a fraction of research funding compared to other cancers such as breast and prostate cancer.
Exciting changes are happening in medical oncology across Wollongong and Shoalhaven hospitals. Driven by the Head of the Medical Oncology Department, Dr Lorraine Chantrill, these changes are seeing an increased focus on research with the aim of improving outcomes for cancer patients in the future.

Are you a CONCERT member considering applying for a @cancerNSW Translational Program Grant? Then you should attend the workshop on August 31st, 11am-12.30pm, where we'll provide an overview of the grant scheme and hear from recent recipients who share their insights. Details TBC

Don't know where you can find quality information all in one place? Be the person in the know. Read this week's newsletter from @sws_research to get the most up-to-date information on events, funding opportunities, jobs and of course, great articles. https://bit.ly/2ES68Zl

The topic for CONCERT's roundtable on 12th August has been announced - Drug Testing: Pros and Cons of cell culture and animal models. More details here: https://bit.ly/39Q57MF

Registrations are open for the Medical Technology Workshop on 25 Aug 2020 https://bit.ly/MedTechSyd

Join us to hear @MTAA5 CEO, Ian Burgess kick off the presentations with 'What is MedTech?'


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