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Wednesday 1 July, 2020

 

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July 2020

John Colebatch, cancer research pioneer

Wednesday 1 July 2020

John Colebatch (1909–2005) was the pioneer of paediatric chemotherapy in Australia. Thanks in part to his work, most children now survive cancer.  Read this fascinating account of his life by Tim Colebatch, John’s youngest son and former editor and columnist with The Age

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Funding boost for immunotherapy research

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Associate Professor Shankar Siva, radiation oncologist and scientist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has been awarded the $1.5 million Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship to investigate the use of a high-precision technique to “kickstart” patients’ immune response.

 

 

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Feedback sought for Optimal Care Pathways

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Endorsed by the National Cancer Expert Reference Group, the Optimal Care Pathways guide the delivery of consistent, safe, high-quality and evidence-based care for people with cancer. We’re seeking expert reviewers as the updating process gets underway.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Roberts, Sandy Anderson and Professor Ingrid Winship, who have been awarded honours this year: all have been involved with Cancer Council Victoria, improving outcomes for those affected by cancer.

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Win for Australia’s plain packaging laws

Wednesday 1 July 2020

The World Trade Organization Appellate Body has just ruled that plain packaging does not violate international trade or intellectual property laws, after nearly a decade of legal challenges.

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Looking for stories to help save lives

Wednesday 1 July 2020

We are looking for people with lived experience of breast, bowel or cervical cancer who are open to sharing their story. We know that personal stories motivate people and raise awareness of screening to find these cancers early. 

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WHO award for McCabe Centre lawyer

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Over the past 15 years, Rachel Kitonyo Devotsu has earned an international reputation as a passionate advocate for tobacco control policy. Now the McCabe Centre’s Regional Coordinator for Africa has been recognised with a World No Tobacco Day 2020 Award.

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“We’re still here”

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Many cancer patients, like Susan, a mother of four, and their carers have big concerns about how COVID-19 might affect them. Fortunately, there’s a vital line of support still available to help them through this tough time: Cancer Council 13 11 20.

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