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    We remember Shelli Whitehurst

    24 July 2017
    The advocate for cancer patients worked hard for others, but has sadly lost her own battle. Tribute from Sunrise can be found here.  https://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/36473754/we-remember-shelli-whitehurst/#page1 READ MORE >
    We remember Shelli Whitehurst

    On Friday we lost a much-loved member of the TDC Family. #RIPShelli

    21 July 2017
    On Friday we lost a much-loved member of the TDC Family. #RIPShelli READ MORE >
    On Friday we lost a much-loved member of the TDC Family. #RIPShelli

    Thank you from the Prime Minister

    12 April 2017
    The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, has a very special message for everyone who participated in, and supported, our Signature Tour 2017. READ MORE >
    Thank you from the Prime Minister

    A one-two punch for pancreatic cancer

    06 April 2017
    Australian scientists have uncovered a promising new approach to treating pancreatic cancer, by targeting the tissue around the tumour to make it ‘softer’ and more responsive to chemotherapy. The findings are published today in Science Translational Medicine. A one-two punch for pancreatic cancer: ‘softening’ tumours before chemo markedly improves survival. In the study, which was carried out in mice and in patient-derived samples, researchers primed pancreatic tumours with a three-day ... READ MORE >

    The stats boggle the mind

    01 April 2017
    It sees more than 137,000 in-patients and accommodates more than 500,000 out-patient visits each year, has a staff of more than 13,000 and conducts one of the largest clinical research programs in the world. It treats more than 400 different subtypes of cancer, operates more than 100 research laboratories and receives many hundred millions of dollars in philanthropic support alone per annum. It is the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ... READ MORE >

    Tour de Cure Riders Arrive in Launceston

    30 March 2017
    Tour de Cure Riders Arrive in Launceston Cyclists have battled a wet and windy day of riding from Devonport to Launceston for the annual Tour de Cure on Wednesday. They will continue their Tasmania leg on Thursday, heading to St Helens from Launceston, before moving south to Hobart on Saturday. Melbourne’s Wendy Wood is one of the 175 cyclists participating in the epic ride to raise money for cancer research. ... READ MORE >
    Tour de Cure Riders Arrive in Launceston