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Find out the latest news, breaking research, campaign updates and media releases from Cure Cancer Australia 

Prof Roger Reddel wins medical research award

Prof Roger Reddel wins medical research ...

Congratulations to Professor Roger Reddel on winning the Neil Hamilton Fairley Medal from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

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Margaret-Anne Hayes, Fundraising Champion

Margaret-Anne Hayes, Fundraising Champio...

Margaret-Anne not only has been fundraising for the past 10 years, raising $231,0000, at 77 she is the oldest person to jump out of a plane at 15,000 feet; not once, but twice!

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Newly Developed Breast 'organoid' system may improve cancer treatments

Newly Developed Breast 'organoid' system...

Cure Cancer Australia alumni are involved in a newly developed breast 'organoid' system helping to improve cancer treatments.

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Uncovering pancreatic cancer’s genetic tricks

Uncovering pancreatic cancer’s genetic...

Dr Darren Saunders, a 2004 Cure Cancer Australia Alumni, with his team from UNSW have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.

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Our New 2017 Researchers

Cure Cancer Australia congratulates to all of our new 2017 research grant recipients

 

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Cure Cancer Australia Launch 'Summer of ...

Cure Cancer Australia officially launched its ‘Summer of BARBECUREs’ – a national fundraising initiative, encouraging all Australians to host a BARBECURE to raise vital funds for life-saving cancer research – at Parliament House in Canberra.

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Cure Cancer Australia launch ‘Summer o...

Australian politicians including The Hon Tony Abbott MP, The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Senator The Hon Zed Seselja and BARBECURE ambassador The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP joined forces to show bipartisan support

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Cure Cancer Australia announces new Chairman

Cure Cancer Australia announces new Chai...

Cure Cancer Australia has announced the appointment of Executive Chairman of L Catterton (LVMH) Australia, Philip Corne, as its new Chairman.

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Prof Richard Payne - Malcom McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year

Prof Richard Payne - Malcom McIntosh Pri...

Professor Richard Payne from The University of Sydney has been awarded the 2016 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year.

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Cure Cancer Australia Strengthens Board ...

The appointment of two senior marketing and communications executives to the Board of Directors signals a fresh push to drive awareness of Early-Career Research funding initiatives.

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The funding landscape for early career researchers

The funding landscape for early career r...

Learn about the funding landscape that an early-career researchers faces when they decide to become a cancer researcher.

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Dawn Schaffer and Team Dawn Raise $32,000 at the City2Surf

Dawn Schaffer and Team Dawn Raise $32,00...

Dawn Schaffer and Team Dawn are taking part in this year’s Sun-Herald City2Surf and have raised over $32,000 for cancer research. Read her story here.

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Unlocking The Potential to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

Unlocking The Potential to Treat Pancrea...

Australian cancer researchers have developed a promising technology to deliver gene-silencing drugs to treat pancreatic cancer – one of the deadliest cancers.

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Paul Hogan AM joins as an ambassador for Cure Cancer Australia

Paul Hogan AM joins as an ambassador for...

Sydney, 19th June, 2016: Actor and comedian, Paul Hogan AM, was today announced as an ambassador for Cure Cancer Australia.

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Monthly Researcher Spotlight

Monthly Researcher Spotlight

The aim of our monthly Research Spotlight is to highlight the important work of our current and past researchers in the fight against cancer.

They will highlight new ideas and approaches to cancer research that are being investigated.

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Australia's Best and Brightest cancer researchers are being lost overseas

Australia's Best and Brightest cancer re...

Australia is losing its best and brightest young researchers overseas because of a lack of government and private funding for cancer research, according to Assoc Prof Clare Scott, Head of the Research Committee for Cure Cancer Australia.

 

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Cure Cancer Australia launches BarbeCURE initiative to help raise  funds for emerging cancer research

Cure Cancer Australia launches BarbeCURE...

Sydney, 04 April 2016: Cure Cancer Australia has secured significant in-kind and financial support from advertisers and media for the launch of its inaugural national BarbeCURE fundraising campaign. BarbeCURE is encouraging Australians to raise funds for cancer research by holding a barbecue during April.

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BarbeCURE: You don’t have to be a scientist to help cure cancer

BarbeCURE: You don’t have to be a scie...

Australians are being urged to turn their next barbecue into a BarbeCURE to help raise funds for life-saving cancer research.

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2015 Cure Cancer Australia Researcher of the Year is part of an exciting discovery.

2015 Cure Cancer Australia Researcher of...

Cure Cancer Australia 2015 Researcher of the Year, Dr Jason Wong publishes exciting results. 
UNSW medical scientists have discovered that DNA repair is compromised at important regions of our genome, shedding new light on the human body's capacity to repair DNA damage.

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Cure Cancer Australia supports 17 emerging Cancer Researchers

Cure Cancer Australia supports 17 emergi...

Today Cure Cancer Australia announced the names of the 17 emerging researchers who will be funded in 2016.

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An Intimate Evening with Award-winning Artist Matthew Quick

An Intimate Evening with Award-winning A...

11 November 2015

On Wednesday, 11 November 2015, Cure Cancer Australia through the Cure Cancer Collaboration hosted an intimate and exclusive event at NandaHobbs Contemporary, highlighting the work of Award-winning artist and melanoma survivor Matthew Quick.

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#ICanHelp Social Media Campaign

#ICanHelp Social Media Campaign

19 October 2015

Cure Cancer Australia is excited to announce the launch of their social media campaign #ICanHelp. 

Developed as a partnership between Cure Cancer Australia and students from the Whitehouse Institute of Design, the campaign will run until 1st December 2015.

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day

World Lymphoma Awareness Day

15 September 2015

Q&A with Dr Stephen Mattarollo. Dr Mattarollo received a funding grant from Cure Cancer Australia this year to focus on lymphoma and the rapidly evolving field of immunotherapy. 

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Lyndey Milan OAM announced as Cure Cancer Collaboration Ambassador

Lyndey Milan OAM announced as Cure Cance...

04 September 2015

We are thrilled to announce that Lyndey Milan OAM, a long-time supporter of Cure Cancer Australia, is Ambassador for the Cure Cancer Collaboration.

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World’s Best BYO Celebrates La Dolce Vita

World’s Best BYO Celebrates La Dolce V...

26 August 2015

On Wednesday 26 August 2015, Sydneysiders raised their very best glass and reached for their chequebooks to support vital cancer research at the annual World’s Best BYO, hosted by MasterChef’s Matt Preston.

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Fight On The Beaches Raises $200,000 for Cancer Research

Fight On The Beaches Raises $200,000 for...

27 July 2015

The Fight on the Beaches Christmas in July Charity ball was held on 17 July at the Miramare Gardens in Terrey Hills, Sydney, and has raised over $200,000 for Cure Cancer Australia.

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Floyd Larsen appointed CEO of Cure Cancer Australia

Floyd Larsen appointed CEO of Cure Cance...

29 June 2015

Floyd Larsen has been newly-appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Cure Cancer Australia Foundation. Her driving vision for the foundation is to increase its presence as Australia’s primary funder of emerging researchers across all cancers.

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Kelly Evans joins Fight on the Beaches in memory of daughter

Kelly Evans joins Fight on the Beaches i...

04 June 2015

Kelly Evans has joined fundraising group ‘Fight on the Beaches’ to help raise funds for cancer research. Kelly's daughter Neve passed away from leukaemia seven months ago.  

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National Myeloma Day

National Myeloma Day

20 May 2015

Q&A with Dr Andrew Hutchinson from the University of Technology, Sydney. Dr Hutchinson was funded by Cure Cancer in 2013 and is studying myeloma with the hope of finding a cure. 

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Cancer researcher says thank you...

Cancer researcher says thank you...

13 May 2015

Not many people associate cancer researchers with half-marathon runners, but Vibeke Catts is both! Vibeke is a cancer researcher at the University of New South Wales, who received a highly sought-after funding grant from Cure Cancer. 

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World Ovarian Cancer Day

World Ovarian Cancer Day

8 May 2015

Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day and we would like to take this opportunity to share a video of one of our 2013 researchers, Emily Colvin, who studies ovarian cancer.

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Craft Beer Event

Craft Beer Event

02 April 2015

Cure Cancer, James Squire and The Beer Pilgrim are holding beer-degustation fundraising events in April to raise much needed funds for cancer research. 

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Cure Cancer announces rebrand

Cure Cancer announces rebrand

23 March 2015

Cure Cancer today announced a new brand identity, including the roll-out of a new logo, signet, website and corporate video. 

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Cure Cancer directs $1.7 million to new generation of cancer researchers

Cure Cancer directs $1.7 million to new ...

27 Jan 2015

Cure Cancer continues to make a significant contribution to the cancer research sector by funding 1.7m to 17 promising research projects in 2015.

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