Projects funded by TDC

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    Since 2007, the exceptionally talented scientists and researchers we've funded, have made incredible progress and achieved some amazing breakthroughs across all areas of cancer research, support and prevention.

    Thank you so much for your support. Together, we're helping Australians to live happier, healthier and longer lives.


    NAME Dr Shudong Wang
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION University of South Australia
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Treating Childhood Leukaemia:

    Tour de Cure funding assisted the development a new and effective therapeutic agent to treat childhood leukaemia. This project offers a new drug candidate as an effective and safe treatment for childhood leukaemia.

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    NAME Dr Damian Hussey
    CANCER TYPE Oesophageal cancer
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Treatment response to Chemoradiotherapy:

    Tour de Cure's funds are assisting the development of a blood-based test for predicting response to Chemoradiotherapy in Oesophageal cancer... 

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    NAME Dr Charles Bailey
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION The Centenary Institute
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Cellular sabotage: 

    This project explores disrupting DNA architecture in order to kill cancer. Small molecules called 'sabots' that specifically inhibit or 'sabotage' the DNA/protein... 

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    NAME Dr Maya Kansara
    CANCER TYPE Bone cancer
    INSTITUTION Garvan Institute of Medical Research
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Chemoimmunotherapy approaches in osteosarcoma:

    Testing the potential of combining conventional chemotherapy with immune modulatory agents with the aim of identifying more effective treatment strategies for this disease.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Dr Jens Bunt
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION University of Queensland
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE $125,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Activation of the NFIB pathway as a treatment for glioblastoma:

    Glioblastoma is a deadly tumour which arises from the uncontrolled growth of glial cells in the brain. This project will further investigate this result as a treatment option for glioblastoma.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Dr Seray Adams
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Macquarie University
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $125,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Unravelling the ability of a metabolic pathway to suppress normal immune system function in brain cancer:

    Activity of an amino acid biochemical pathway is increased in brain cancer patients and leads to failure of the immune system...

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Dr Daniel Speidel
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Children’s Medical Research Institute
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $80,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Clarifying potentially dangerous side effects of Serdematan, a novel anti-cancer drug:

    This project will clarify whether use of Serdemetan – a novel anti-cancer drug that has been tested in clinical trials – can make cancer cells multi-drug resistant and basically untreatable.

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    NAME Dr Sarah Olsen
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure Brain Cancer Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE $50,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Queensland Brain Tumour Bank:

    Continue to grow and operate a consolidated brain tumour bank for the state of Queensland, to better inform brain cancer research initiatives across the State.

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    NAME Dr Anthony Glover
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Foundation for Surgery
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE $100,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Tour de Cure Cancer Research Scholarship in collaboration with the Foundation for Surgery:

    Promising researcher Dr. Anthony Glover is the talented recipient for 2016.

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    NAME Avner Nahmani Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research
    CANCER TYPE Pancreatic cancer
    INSTITUTION Avner Nahmani Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Innovations Grant:

    Provided to Avner Nahmani Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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    NAME Sydney Children’s Hospital
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Brain Tumour Nurse:

    Funding a Brain Tumour Nurse supporting over 300 children and their families when diagnosed with cancer, based at the Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick.

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    NAME Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Supporting Someone with Cancer:

    Assisting the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre in their ‘Supporting Someone with Cancer’ Program that aims to reduce carer burden, stress and isolation. 

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    NAME ‘CerviCAN’ program
    CANCER TYPE Cervical cancer
    INSTITUTION Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    CerviCAN:

    ‘CerviCAN’ program which will provide accessible and practical services to women with cervical cancer across Australia.

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    NAME ‘Leukaemia Foundation Multimedia’ Project
    CANCER TYPE Blood Cancer
    INSTITUTION The Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    ‘Leukaemia Foundation Multimedia’ Project:

    This project will see 8,000 Australians, diagnosed with blood cancer receive a user-friendly and convenient USB storage device with vital information...

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    NAME ‘Look Good Feel Better’ workshops
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Cancer Patients Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    ‘Look Good Feel Better’:

    'The Look Good Feel Better' workshops which offers free workshops across Australia to teach cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment.

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    NAME Tracey Scone Wig Library
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The ‘Tracey Scone Wig Library’:

    The Tracey Scone Wig Library offers a range of free wigs, new wigs and fitting service to any cancer or bone marrow transplant patient suffering hair loss due to radiotherapy or chemotherapy...

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    NAME Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Curcumin as a Therapy for Mesothelioma:

    Every 12 hours a patient in Australia dies of Mesothelioma. Curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, can inhibit growth of this tumour. Flinders Medical Researchers will test if applying Curcumin directly to the lung surface is safe and effective at controlling this cancer. 

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    NAME Nelune Foundation
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Nelune Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Isolation Rooms for treatment:

    Establishment of five new protective isolation rooms with ‘negative airflow’ at the Bone Marrow Transplant Ward, St Vincent’s Hospital. These will help St Vincent’s to treat more patients and save more lives.

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    NAME I4C
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children's Research Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium:

    A longitudinal prospective study, combining an international alliance of birth cohorts studies that aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors... 

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    NAME Bowel Cancer Australia
    CANCER TYPE Bowel Cancer
    INSTITUTION Bowel Cancer Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    The Big Bowel Tour:

    The Big Bowel is an interactive learning experience which takes people on a walk through 7m x 2.4m large inflatable bowel. 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy: 

    Given one in three cancer cases are preventable, at every opportunity across Australia, Tour de Cure visits schools and community events to engage children and adults in our ‘Be Fit; Be Healthy; Be Happy’ cancer awareness program.

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    NAME Melanoma WA
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION Melanoma WA
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Melanoma WA:

    Australia has the highest rate of Melanoma development in the world, with over 10,000 cases of melanoma diagnosed every year. Melanoma WA aims to make people aware of how to prevent Melanoma.

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    NAME Dr Andrew Gogos
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Foundation for Surgery.
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    The role of the Hippo-YAP pathway in glioma stem cells:

    This project aims to find novel therapies for patients with Glioma by targeting tumour stem cells...

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    NAME Avner Nahmani Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Pancreatic cancer
    INSTITUTION Avner Nahmani Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Innovations Grant:

    Provided to Avner Nahmani Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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    NAME Dr Charles Bailey
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Centenary Institute Of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Exploring genetic disruption of CTCF-mediated Protein complexes in Leukaemia Mutations to reveal new therapeutic targets:

    Genetic Disruption of CTCF-mediated Protein complexes in Leukaemia Mutations in the genome-organising protein CTFC and its co-factors commonly occur in 40% ...

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME UNSW Australia
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION University of NSW
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    New cures for cancer, using novel technology for ALT-targeted drug discovery. 

    Existing technology makes it possible to generate the first cancer cures that target the cancer-specific ALT mechanism...

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    NAME Dr Michael Michael
    CANCER TYPE Bowel Cancer
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Controlling cancer cell metabolism:

    As cancer cells generate their energy differently to normal cells, this presents a possible Achilles' heel that can be targeted to specifically kill cancer cells. 

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    NAME Professor David Thomas
    CANCER TYPE Sarcoma
    INSTITUTION Garvan Institute of Medical Research
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Mapping the genomes of Sarcoma patients:

    In a world-first, this study seeks to sequence the cancer genes to map the complex hereditary basis of Sarcomas. Results will inform strategies for early-detection, improved targeted-treatments and prevention.

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    NAME Professor Michelle Haber
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Children's Cancer Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    The establishment of a Precision Medicine Program for children in Australia with high risk or relapsed cancer to improved survival rates, long term health and quality of life in adulthood for survivors. 

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    NAME Dr Skelding
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    BAALC:

    Dr Skelding’s research will investigate the role of the protein, 'brain and acute leukaemia, cytoplasmic' (BAALC) in acute myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and its potential as a target for new cancer therapies. 

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Dr Benjamin Heng
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Macquarie University
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    “Re-educating” immune cells as a combination therapy to limit breast cancer metastasis. This proposal will examine if inhibition of the kynurenine pathway (KP) will provide an effective therapy to limit metastasis and/or relapse.  

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    NAME Dr Daniel Speidel
    CANCER TYPE Blood Cancer
    INSTITUTION Children's Medical Research Institute
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    A novel biomarker for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancers:

    This project aims to validate a family of molecules that was recently discovered as a biomarker of chemotherapy-resistant blood cancers...

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    NAME Professor Neil Watkin
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION Garvan Institute of Medical Research
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $80,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    The Genetic Basis of Lung Cancer Progression

    Lung Cancer study is limited by the lack of high quality tissue samples required for comprehensive genome analysis... 

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    NAME Dr D. Ziegler
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Childrens Cancer Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    DIPG brain tumours:

    Medical research for diffuse intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG) brain tumours. Aimed at finding... 

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    NAME Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Class II Biological Safety Cabinet:

    Tour de Cure assists in the purchase of a class II Biological Safety cabinet to enable an unbiased screen of cancer-related genes.

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    NAME Melanoma WA
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funds will be used to create melanoma support information packs to be given to GPs through WA South West region, so that they can be given to patients once they are diagnosed with Melanoma. 

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    NAME Warwick Hospital
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Refurbish Warwick Hospital Palliative Care Rooms. Warwick Hospital supports the region including Killarney. Funds will repaint, and provide much needed equipment for the palliative care room. 

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    NAME St Vincents Hospital Lismore, Oncology Unit
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 199
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase Specifically designed Chemotherapy Chair. The chair is called a Stephen H Comfort chair. The chair provides unique capabilities enabling improved comfort and support to patients during chemo treatment.  

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    NAME Maryborough District Health Services
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Tympanic Thermometer equipment plus vital signs monitor to assist in commencement of new day oncology service.

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Council Support Services information and support services to the wider Dunkeld community. Includes access helpline, local support groups and financial assistance programs. 

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    NAME Stawell District Health
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase Two Vital Signs Monitors for Oncology services. These funds will enable all rooms to be set up, streamlining the operation saving patient and nursing time. 

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    NAME Royal Flying Dr Services
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    RFDS conducts 14,000 clinics Australia-wide together with general awareness visits, including rural women’s GP service, mobile dental clinics, eye clinics, diabetes awareness and community health checks. 

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    NAME Solaris Care Foundation
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Solaris Great Southern Cancer Support Centre funds will support the operation of the centre and include providing support, education, libraries, therapy and general cancer support in a quiet supportive environment. 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Dot's Place is Cancer Council's new South West Support Centre to help people affected by cancer through every stage of the cancer journey, and offers a range of support services, information and resources to people affected by cancer in the southwest region. 

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    NAME Daffodil Cottage Radiation Unit, Bathurst Hospital
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase of Portable Ambulatory Oxygen Concentrator System. The unit will allow cancer sufferers to be mobile and travel from home and hospital enabling them to have a much-improved lifestyle while undergoing treatment. 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Patient Transport to Treatment Service. Funds will enable operation of vehicles (with volunteer drivers) to transport cancer patients in Orange and surrounding districts to and from cancer services, and medical appointments. 

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    NAME Cowra District Hospital Oncology Unit
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Mobile Intraveneous stands, Observation Equipment, saddle chair and enabling wheelchair access to toilet facilities. Equipment and facility changes will allow significantly improved patient care. The improved oncology services provided will then to be on par with larger centres.  

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Distribute Illawarra Cancer Services Directory enabling information to be at hand for those in their early diagnosis and dealing with cancer. Also for financial support to transport cancer patients from Kiama and Nowra for treatment at Wollongong. 

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Southern Highlands Cancer Centre
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Southern Highlands Cancer Centre
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funding an L-Dex machine to detect extracellular fluid accumulation that occurs with Lymphedema. This will enable local treatment in timely fashion versus travel to outside the area to access service. 

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    NAME Camp Quality North Queensland Family Camp
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Camp Quality Family Camps allow families to enjoy some quality time together, away from the hospital, away from the stresses of cancer and provides them with an opportunity to reconnect as a family. 

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    NAME Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness Centre
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Supporting someone with cancer: A comprehensive information, resource and support program for care givers of people with cancer. The program aims to reducing carer burden, stress and isolation which is commonly experienced by caregivers. 

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    NAME The Nelune Foundation
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The NELUNE Comprehensive Cancer Centre within the Prince of Wales Hospital Campus will provide world class cancer care offering a place of hope and dignity, bringing together all the multi disciplinary services that a patient requires in their fight against cancer. 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The Leukaemia Foundation Overflow ‘Home away from Home’ Accommodation Project for rural and regional blood cancer patients in NSW and Victoria. This project will provide funding for this critical service across a period of one year when facilities are at capacity in NSW and Victoria. 

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    NAME Tracey Scone Wig Library
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Tracey Scone Wig Library. A free wig library service available to any cancer or bone marrow transplant patient suffering hair loss due to radiotherapy or chemotherapy. For new wigs and fittings. 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Council SA information and support for the Fleuieu region

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    NAME Meningie & District Health Services
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Meningie & District Health Services: Purchase of a bariatric bed and pressure relieving mattress for cancer patients

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    NAME Robe Volunteer Ambulance Services.
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Robe Volunteer Ambulance Services. Provision of specialised cancer and palliation training for the Robe region.

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation SA, Community Resource Centre
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Leukaemia Foundation SA, Community Resource Centre: Assist in funding a blood cancer related support service for cancer sufferers in the region.

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    NAME Camp Quality North Queensland Family Camp
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Camp Quality funding for a Family Fun Day for children going through the cancer journey.

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Council VIC: Provision of support services to the Warrnambool and district community.

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    NAME Otway Health and Community Services
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

     Otway Health and Community Services. Palliative care equipment and room refurbishment.

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    NAME Canteen VIC
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Other
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Canteen VIC. Engaging young people in Geelong living with cancer

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    NAME Royal Flying Doctor Service
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Royal Flying Doctor Service: Support services in the Melrose region

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    NAME Murdoch Children's Research Institute
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children's Research Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium:

    A longitudinal prospective study, combining an international alliance of birth cohorts studies that aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors which increase the risk of a child developing cancer. The intended result – to identify a preventable cause.

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    NAME St Vincent's Hospital Sydney
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 199
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    To improve health outcomes of cancer survivors living in rural and regional areas. The 6 week training program aims to prevent complications and improve wellbeing of cancer survivors after chemotherapy and transplantation. 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy:

    Given one in three cancer cases are preventable, at every opportunity across Australia, Tour de Cure visits schools and community events to engage children and adults in our ‘Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy’ cancer awareness program.

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Tour de Cure: ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’. Adult cancer awareness publication - VIC Country Tour.

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    NAME Melanoma Institute Australia.
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Education is critical for Australian children given melanoma is the most common cancer among our youth. The project's goal is to drastically reduce this through targeted education, promoting prevention and early detection.  

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    NAME Tour de cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Tour de Cure: ‘Flipman Rules’. Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - Signature Tour. 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’ Adult cancer awareness publication - Signature Tour.

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    NAME The Tweed Cancer Care and Haematology Unit
    CANCER TYPE Blood Cancer
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Development of a comprehensive DVD/e book for patient, families and carers of NNSWLHD – to provide tools for support, prevention, contacts and information throughout their time within the unit and the hospital.

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    NAME Queensland Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Queensland has the highest rate of malignant melanomas and non-melanocytic skin cancer in Australia and in the world. Funding is to be used for sporting shade structures resulting in 40% less UV exposure as well as a 20% increase in activity. 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Other
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    Tour de Cure.

    ‘Flipman Rules’. Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - WA Country Tour. 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Other
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’. Adult cancer awareness publication - WA Country Tour.

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    NAME Quest for Life Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Other
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Living Well With Cancer workshops (Quest for Life Foundation)

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    NAME Foundation for Surgery
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Other
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Perpetual Research Grant. Established in conjunction with Foundation for Surgery.

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    NAME Dr Paul Timpson
    CANCER TYPE Pancreatic cancer
    INSTITUTION Garvan Medical Institute
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Targeting the spread of cancer using advanced imaging and nanotechnology (Pancreatic cancer). Our research focuses on the development of new technologies to markedly improve drug targeting (delivery) to solid tumours. 

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    NAME Dr Ying Hu
    CANCER TYPE Bowel Cancer
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Resistant starch: a promising dietary agent for the prevention/treatment of bowel cancer associated with inflammation. Two resistant starches (fibre like products that make the bowel contents much healthier) will be compared in an inflammation-driven cancer model. 

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    NAME Dr Chuck Bailey
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION 229
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Disrupting DNA Architecture in the nucleus: a new mechanism of cancer cell death. We have designed small molecules that specifically inhibit the DNA/Protein network leading to rapid cell death. Using this knowledge we can develop new therapeutics to kill cancer cells. 

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    NAME Prof. Michelle Haber
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION CCIA and Sydney Children's Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $200,000
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    This project aims to establish a precision medicine program that will provide the capability for every poor prognosis childhood cancer patient to have their therapy personalised... 

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    NAME Dr Jill Larson
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION 238
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Identification of novel permissive mutations representing acquired vulnerabilities in lung cancer. Using cutting-edge Next Generation sequencing technology to identify novel genetic alterations that occur early in the development of lung cancer, resulting in improved treatment options.

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    NAME Dr Serey Adams
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure Brain Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Identification of Tryptophan-derived biomarkers in brain cancer patients and the effect of tryptophan pathway modulators on brain tumor growth. 

     

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    NAME Dr Daniel Speidel
    CANCER TYPE Blood Cancer
    INSTITUTION Children’s Medical Research Institute Westmead
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    This projects aims to validate a family of molecules that were recently discovered as biomarker of chemotherapy-resistant blood cancers. Their studies will determine whether the abundance of these molecules in cancer cells can help to choose the most effective therapy. 

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    NAME Professor Michelle Haber and Professor Glenn Marshall
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Children’s Cancer Institute Australia and the Sydney Children’s Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Using molecular detection of minimal residual disease to improve outcomes for children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia – Professor Michelle Haber and Professor Glenn Marshall

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    NAME Dr John Hooper
    CANCER TYPE Ovarian
    INSTITUTION Mater Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Helping the Mater Ovarian Cancer Research Collaborative (MOCRC) to take new ovarian cancer research discoveries from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside. 

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    NAME Dr Goli Samimi
    CANCER TYPE Ovarian
    INSTITUTION Garvan Institute of Medical Research
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Preventing ovarian cancer deaths - the most lethal gynaecological malignancy. Blood based testing to diagnose women with early stage ovarian cancer. 

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    NAME D Illia Voskoboinik
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Melbourne Health
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    To discover if mutations in the perforin genes of bone marrow transplant patients and their donors lead to reduced survival and/or a greater risk of complications. 

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    NAME Dr Sarah Olsen
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION John Trivett Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Catalyst funding for activities to form a brain tumour tissue bank administered by John Trivett Foundation, from tissue to be received from Major Queensland Hospitals that will enable collaboration and use of the tissue bank by multiple cancer research organisations. 

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    NAME Research’s Symposium
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Early Career Cancer Research’s Symposium. Fostering collaboration between young researchers that advances cancer research in Australia.

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research into Breast Cancer. Beaudesert Breast Cancer Support Group raising funds for breast cancer research. 

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    NAME Prof Glenn Marshall & A/Prof Andrew Hallahan
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    This is a pilot project to audit the current system of cancer management for patients with side effects from their treatment. The goal is to devise a safer protocol for any treating doctor in a peripheral centre to provide the correct treatment program for patients. 

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    NAME Professors Lindeman and Visvader
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Breast Cancer Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute where the focus is to try to help fast-track promising research discoveries to the clinic. 

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    NAME Perpetual research grant
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION The Foundation for Surgery
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Perpetual research grant. In conjunction with Foundation for Surgery and Tour de Cure. (The Foundation for Surgery) 

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    NAME Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Service
    CANCER TYPE Neuroendocrine cancer
    INSTITUTION The Unicorn Foundation of Australia
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The first nationwide telephone support service (1300 CURE NETS) for more than 10,000 Australian Neuroendocrine cancer (NET) patients. 

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    NAME Tracey Scone Wig Library
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The service assists cancer sufferers experiencing hair loss caused by chemotherapy. Cancer patients can borrow a quality wig completely free of charge or obligation, for the duration of treatment and until their hair grows back. 

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    NAME ‘Home away from Home’ Accommodation Project
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The Leukaemia Foundation Overflow ‘Home away from Home’ Accommodation Project for rural and regional NSW blood cancer patients forced to relocate to Sydney for treatment. 

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    NAME NELUNE Comprehensive Cancer Centre & Prince of Wales Hospital Campus
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION The Nelune Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    An Apheresis machine for use in ambulatory care ward, for the NELUNE Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital Campus.

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Council Support in Warwick region. Funds provided for counselling, financial assistance, accommodation and cancer-related resources at no cost to the cancer patient and their families 

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    NAME Ipswich Hospice Care Inc
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Ipswich Hospice Care Inc
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Dedicated Palliative Care facility & Bereavement Support Service. Funding of 3 months supplies of medical consumables needed for the patients in Ipswich Hospice. 

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    NAME Transport and Accomodation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Victoria
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Transport and accommodation assistance regional Victoria. (Cancer Council Vic). 

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    NAME Toowoomba Cancer Research
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Toowoomba Regional Cancer Research Centre
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Providing support expenses for student radiation therapists working in Toowoomba Cancer Research Centre. (Toowoomba Regional Cancer Research Centre.)

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    NAME Can Assist Cancer Support Program
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Can Assist
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Can Assist Cancer Support Program. Treatment, travel & Accommodation for people with cancer in Young Region.

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    NAME Crookwell District Hospital
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Crookwell District Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Palliative Care Support. Towards the purchase of a specialised palliative care bed for use in Hospital & in patient’s homes to assist in end of life care. Supports people in Crookwell region. 

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    NAME Quest for Life
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Quest for Life
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funding for assistance for life changing support programs. Funding for people suffering with cancer who require financial assistance in attending life changing residential support programs.

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    NAME Retreat Homes
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Otis Foundation
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Funding for expansion into 2 new retreat homes in Phillip Island. (Otis Foundation) 

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    NAME Prevention of Neuroblastomain
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Sydney Children’s Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research into prevention of Neuroblastomain in children. (Sydney Children’s Hospital)

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    NAME St Vincents Hospital
    CANCER TYPE Lung cancer
    INSTITUTION St Vincents Hospital
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase portable oxygen concentrators for Lung Cancer patients. Oxygen units to be loaned for home use allowing Lung Cancer patients to stay at home with Advanced Lung disease.

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    NAME Regional support and Education
    CANCER TYPE Blood Cancer
    INSTITUTION The Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Regional support and Education sessions for those living with leukaemia, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders in Horsham region. (The Leukaemia Foundation)

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    NAME BIO impedance spectroscopy
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Gippsland’s Lake Community Health
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Assist in the purchase of a BIO impedance spectroscopy for diagnosis and analysis of Lymphoedema. (Gippsland’s Lake Community Health)

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    NAME Community School Cancer Awareness
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council NSW
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Community School cancer awareness meetings in Jindabyne region. (Cancer Council NSW) 

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    NAME Quest for Life
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Quest for Life
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Quest For Life Retreat. Residential program for men and Women living with Cancer. Provides avenues of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual healing.

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    NAME Genetics Research
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Royal North Shore Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research funds for researcher to conduct genetics research at the Kolling institute. (Royal North Shore Hospital)

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    NAME Cancer Awareness Packs
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    ‘Flipman Rules’ (Tour de Cure) Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - NSW Country Tour

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    NAME Cooma Hospital
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cooma Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Portable Oxygen Concentrator. For use in Hospital and home for Cancer patients and others will critical needs.

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    NAME Adult cancer awareness
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’ (Tour de Cure) Adult cancer awareness publication - NSW Country Tour

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    NAME Professor S Wang
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council SA
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research into oral anti-cancer drug Professor S Wang University of SA. (Cancer Council SA)

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    NAME Upper Murray Health & Community Services
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Upper Murray Health & Community Services
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase a pressure relief chair. To be used in homes and in the palliative care suite. The Chair converts to a day bed enabling terminally ill cancer suffers to receive improved care. 

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    NAME Melanoma Genome Project
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION Melanoma Institute Australia
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Melanoma Genome Project’ which will completely sequence the genome of 500 patients with the objective of providing personalised treatment (Melanoma Institute Australia)
 

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    NAME Patient and Carer ‘Specialist Conferences’
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Patient and Carer ‘Specialist Conferences’ to educate, and provide information, networks as well as creating positivity and hope. 

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    NAME Professor John Rasko
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION RPAH – Cure the Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Optimising response to treatment in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia fellowship of Dr Chuck Bailey’s and consumables - under Professor John Rasko (RPAH – Cure the Future)


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    NAME Cancer Council Victoria
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Victoria
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Cancer Support Line & Financial Assistance. Funding local support assistance programs and Nurse cancer support assistance. 

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    NAME Dr Charlie Teo
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

     The involvement of the Kynurenine Pathway in Glioma Pathogenesis – Dr Charlie Teo (Cure for Life)


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    NAME Library for Cancer patients
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    The Tracey Scone Wig Library is Arrow’s most utilised patient support service. The service assists cancer sufferers experiencing hair loss caused by chemotherapy... 

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    NAME Dr Brian Day
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Investigating the role of Salinomycin, a common antibacterial drug, in treating brain tumours. This grant is co-funded with Cancer Australia under the Priority-Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme – Dr Brian Day (Cure Cancer)


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    NAME Professor Michelle Haber and Professor Glenn Marshall
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Children’s Cancer Institute Australia and the Sydney Children’s Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Using molecular detection of minimal residual disease to improve outcomes for children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.

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    NAME Support for Brain Tumour Nurse
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Nelune Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Support for Brain Tumour Nurse (Elizabeth Bland) who provides information, co-ordination, social worker support services and medical understanding of treatment regimes to over 300 children and their families per year (Nelune Foundation) 

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    NAME Dr Theresa Hayes
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION South West Health Care Warrnambool
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

     Clinical trial co-ordination work with Dr Theresa Hayes (South West Health Care Warrnambool) 

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    NAME Mobile chairs for Palliative care
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Qld
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase of Mobile chairs for Palliative care in the community (Cancer Council Qld) 

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    NAME Nurse Practitioner & Research Assistant
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Nurse Practitioner & Research Assistant to manage tumour bank projects to assist with preparing research results for publication (Cure for Life) 

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    NAME Financial assistance
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation of QLD
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Financial assistance for cancer sufferers in Toowoomba, Dalby and Kingaroy areas. (Leukaemia Foundation of QLD)

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    NAME Patient and Carer ‘Specialist Conferences’
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Patient and Carer ‘Specialist Conferences’ to educate, and provide information, networks as well as creating positivity and hope (Leukaemia Foundation)
 

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    NAME Financial assistance
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Can Assist
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Providing financial assistance for people with cancer in Armidale region. (Can Assist) 

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    NAME Tracey Scone Wig Library
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    "Hair loss can be one of the most emotionally distressing side effects of chemotherapy, a treatment that affects all cells in the body including hair follicle cells. Like cancer cells, hair follicle cells multiply quickly...

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    NAME Financial and practical support
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Providing financial and practical support for cancer sufferers in Singleton region. (Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation)

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    NAME Brain Tumour Nurse (Elizabeth Bland)
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Nelune Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Brain Tumour Nurse (Elizabeth Bland) who provides information, co-ordination, social worker support services and medical understanding of treatment regimes to over 300 children and their families per year (Nelune Foundation) 


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    NAME Purchase 2 infusion pumps
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Hawkesbury Health Services Ltd
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase 2 infusion pumps for administering pain relief in Hawkesbury region (Hawkesbury Health Services Ltd)

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    NAME Transfer cancer patients for treatment
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Victorian Royal Flying Doctor Service
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Petrol costs to transfer cancer patients for treatment (Victorian Royal Flying Doctor Service) 

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    NAME Regional Fun Day
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Regional Fun Day for children suffering with cancer in the Victor Harbour region. (Camp Quality)

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    NAME Specialised chairs for to cancer patients
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Supporting Chemotherapy in Cooloola
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    6. Purchase specialised chairs to go into chemotherapy suits to provide improved comfort to cancer patients (Supporting Chemotherapy in Cooloola) 

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    NAME Palliative support bed
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Country Health SA, Meningie District Hospital
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Suuport

    Special purpose palliative support bed. (Country Health SA, Meningie District Hospital)

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    NAME Regional fun day
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Hervey Bay regional fun day, allowing those with cancer to get a break and enjoy family activities (Camp Quality) 

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    NAME Seize the day study awards
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Seize the day study awards for those sunshine coast students who have experienced cancer either themselves or with a close family member, enabling personal growth and coping with cancer (Cancer Council) 

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    NAME Movement of patients without lifting
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Country Health SA, Bordertown memorial Hospital
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase accuturn mattress for palliative care enabling movement of patients without lifting. (Country Health SA, Bordertown memorial Hospital)

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    NAME Community transport and accommodation support
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Community transport and accommodation support for residents in Ayr area diagnosed with Leukaemia (Leukaemia Foundation) 

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    NAME Funding short term stays
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION The Otis Foundation
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funding for running expenses for short term stays for those living with breast cancer. (The Otis Foundation).

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    NAME Two electronic blood pressure machines
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Gladstone Hospital
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

     2 electronic blood pressure machines for oncology ward, to provide faster and more accurate blood pressure readings for cancer and other patients (Gladstone Hospital) 

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    NAME Improved Comfort for patients
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Wahroonga Retirement Village Biloela
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

     Hi-Low bed for palliative care needs unit, allowing improved comfort for patients (Wahroonga Retirement Village Biloela)

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    NAME Regional family fun day
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Regional family fun day in the Benalla region. (Camp Quality)

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    NAME Additional training for nursing and medical staff
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Rockhampton Hospital
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

     Fund additional training for nursing and medical staff in outlying centres (Rockhampton Hospital)

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    NAME Healthy eating
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council NSW
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funds to assist School Healthy eating gardens program. Albury region. (Cancer Council NSW)

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    NAME Lifting chairs and improved comfort patients
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Whitsunday Health Services
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Purchase lifting chairs which significantly improve comfort for oncology patients at Proserpine Hospital (Whitsunday Health Services) 

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    NAME Improved patient comfort
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION (Ingham Palliative Carers Committee inc)
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Contribution towards the purchase of a Versa Palliative care bed that will significantly improve patient comfort and often alleviate the need for patients to travel 1.5 hrs to other hospitals (Ingham Palliative Carers Committee inc) 

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    NAME Cancer accommodation support
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Fight Cancer Foundation Ltd
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Provide 300 nights accommodation at Hilltop Cancer accommodation support, for families with Cancer. (Fight Cancer Foundation Ltd)

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    NAME Behavioural Change Program
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    ‘Behavioural Change Program’ assessing, monitoring and modifying participation in lifestyle behaviours linked to cancer and identifying the cognitive and psychosocial needs of cancer patients, survivors and their families and carers (Flinders Medical Centre Foundation)
 

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    NAME Alexandra District Hospital
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Alexandra District Hospital
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Improving Cancer Diagnostic Service. For the purchase of instruments for endoscopy procedures that diagnose new cancers and check for cancer recurrence,

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    NAME Ronald McDonald House
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Ronald McDonald House Canberra
    STATE ACT
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Establish plant wall garden at Ronald McDonald House Canberra. (Ronald McDonald House Canberra) 

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    NAME International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium:

    A longitudinal prospective study, combining an international alliance of birth cohorts studies that aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors which increase the risk of a child developing cancer. The intended result – to identify a preventable cause.

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    NAME Cancer Awareness Packs
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

     'Flipman Rules' Cancer Awareness Packs and 'What I Wish I Knew About Cancer' Books to educate and raise cancer awareness in men, women and children, across community Australia (Tour de Cure) 

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    NAME Cancer-protective molecules
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Expert researchers, who are experts in the field of gene activity, will use plants to produce cancer-protective molecules ... 

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    NAME Dr Sharon Avery
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Alfred Hospital
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Long Term Follow Up Clinic. Clinic supports wellbeing and quality of life of blood cancer persons following completion of their initial cancer treatment.

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    NAME Support provided to kids and community carers
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Canteen
    STATE
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Four network and promotional visits to regional Victoria to connect and support kids and community carers plus make them aware of mental health services available to them (Canteen) 

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    NAME Camp Quality Tasmania
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality Tasmania
    STATE Tasmania
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Camp Quality Northern Children Junior camp. Junior camp for kids living with cancer aged 7 to 9.  Camp numbers estimated at 25. 

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    NAME Guest Speakers for melanoma awareness
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION Melanoma Institute Australia
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

     Fund travel and expenses for Guest Speakers to attend lead up events and promote awareness for major fund raising gala ball to raise funds for melanoma awareness (Melanoma Institute Australia). 

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    NAME Murdoch Children’s Institute
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children’s Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C). A longitudinal prospective cohort study, combining an international alliance of cohort studies, the consortium aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors which increase the risk of a child developing cancer. The intended result – to identify a preventable cause.

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    NAME Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    The International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) involving 1 million mothers and babies from 15 countries aims to find a preventable cause for childhood cancers... 

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    NAME Cancer Awareness Packs for children
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    'Flipman Rules’ (Tour de Cure) Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - Signature Tour

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    NAME Cancer Awareness Packs
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    'Flipman Rules' Cancer Awareness Packs and 'What I Wish I Knew About Cancer' Books and educating and raising cancer awareness in men, women and children, across community Australia (Tour de Cure) 

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    NAME Tour de Cure Adult cancer awareness publication
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    What I Wish I Knew About Cancer – a cancer awareness publication designed for adults, given out during school visits and at our events.

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘Flipman Rules’ Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - Signature Tour

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    NAME Health awareness conferences
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Fund two health awareness conferences for men’s health in Tamworth region. (Prostate Cancer Foundation) 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’ Adult cancer awareness publication - Signature Tour

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    NAME Dr Kathy Willowson
    CANCER TYPE Liver cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    The role of imageable microspheres in radioembolisation treatment planning for HCC / Liver Cancer – Dr Kathy Willowson (Cure Cancer Australia Foundation) 

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    NAME Learning programs for young people
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Canteen
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Fun day together with learning programs for young people living with cancer in Bairnsdale region (Canteen) 

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    NAME Dr Nai Yang Fu
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE All
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

     Identification of cells of origin in breast cancer - Dr Nai Yang Fu (Cure Cancer Australia Foundation) 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Eat it to beat it Nutrition Project. Cancer Council NSW’s Eat It To Beat It program will help families in Orange understand how eating the right amount of fruit and vegetables helps fight against many types of cancer. The Eat It To Beat It program gives parents practical ideas and recipes to make it part of their everyday routine. The Eat It To Beat It program is offered free and is simple for schools to run. 

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    NAME Dr Daniel Buchanan
    CANCER TYPE Bowel Cancer
    INSTITUTION Queensland Institute of Medical Research
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Investigating the different subtypes of CRC, both hereditary and sporadic, that can be identified through molecular and histopathological characterisation of CRC tumours and their pre-malignant lesions (polyps). 

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    NAME Cancer Council
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council
    STATE Tasmania
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Skin Cancer Prevention Education Sessions. For the deliver of Cancer prevention Education sessions throughout the region to Early learning Centres, Child care Centres and Primary schools.

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    NAME Dr Charlie Teo
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    The involvement of the Kynurenine Pathway in Glioma Pathogenesis – Dr Charlie Teo (Cure for Life) 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘Flipman Rules’ Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - State of Origin Country Tour

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’ Adult cancer awareness publication -State of Origin Country Tour

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    NAME Professor John Rasko
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION RPAH – Cure the Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Optimising response to treatment in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia fellowship of Dr Chuck Bailey’s and consumables - under Professor John Rasko (RPAH – Cure the Future) 

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE Western Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘Flipman Rules’  Cancer Awareness Packs for children across Australia - WA Country Tour

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    NAME Melanoma Institute Australia
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION Melanoma Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    TEAM (Treat Exercise & Analyse Melanoma) The goal of TEAM is to identify the biomarkers which are related to the development of resistance in each patient’s melanoma. This involves tumour biopsy & peripheral blood sampling after a single dose before treatment begins and then at defined time points. 

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    NAME Dr Charlie Teo
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Strategic equipment required to extend Lowy laboratory capability in finding prevention means for brain cancer.

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    NAME Cure for Life Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Funding of Cell culture orbital water bath 'belly dancer'. 

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    NAME Dr Charlie Teo
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Contribution to researcher and consumables for kynurenine pathway research project.

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    NAME Professor John Rasko
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) / Cure the Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research equipment for gene and cell cancer research.

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    NAME Royal Prince Alfred Hospital RPA Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Royal Prince Alfred Hospital RPA Foundation & Cure the Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Temperature controlled orbital shaker for growing bacteria.

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    NAME Professor Michelle Haber and Professor Glen Marshall
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Sydney Children’s Hospital & Children’s Cancer Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Molecular detection of minimal residual disease:

    Research on using molecular detection of minimal residual disease to improve outcomes for children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.

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    NAME Sydney Children’s Hospital & Children’s Cancer Institute Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Sydney Children’s Hospital & Children’s Cancer Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    2 minimal residual disease tests for 2 children.

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    NAME Dr Kate Mahon
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Garvan Research Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Prostate cancer research to create personalised medicine to manage the disease in advanced stages

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    NAME Garvin Research Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Garvin Research Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Funding to assist young researchers scholarship income for living expenses

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    NAME Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    State of the art chemotherapy suite increasing comfort and support for patients. 

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    NAME Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Flinders Medical Centre Foundation
    STATE South Australia
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    A chemotherapy chair

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    NAME Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Upgrade to office phone system.

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Ovarian
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Inaugural Ovarian Cancer Supportive Care Program 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Recreational Camp for kids

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Ski camp for Wollongong senior kids

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    NAME Arrow Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Arrow Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Travel assistance for patients, carers and bone marrow donors

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    NAME The Tracey Scone Wig Library
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    "Hair loss can be one of the most emotionally distressing side effects of chemotherapy, a treatment that affects all cells in the body including hair follicle cells. Like cancer cells, hair follicle cells..."

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    NAME Arrow Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Arrow Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Scholarships to registered nurses employed in the field of blood and marrow transplantation and paediatric oncology.

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    NAME Arrow Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Arrow Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Patient seminars and comprehensive guides on the transplant process.

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Computer & printer for the Cooma office.

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Funding for national support group management.

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Upgrade to the Entertainment facilities for 18 patient home away from home accommodation units. 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

     IT equipment for Albury region education seminars

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘Flipman Rules’ Kids Cancer Awareness Publication

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Awareness

    ‘What I Wish I Knew About Cancer’ Adult cancer awareness publication. 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Education grant for speakers bureau.

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Speakers bureau training session for the Shepparton region. 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

     A Monte Carlo, study research grant to work out more effective radiotherapy treatment of breast cancer 

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research Study 'Helping shoppers to make healthier food choices'  

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    NAME Cure for Life Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Applied Biosystems 7900HT Fast Real-Time PCR System including consumables.

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    NAME Cure for Life Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Pipette Package and Roller Mixer.

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    NAME Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) / Cure the Future
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) / Cure the Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    SYSTEM200 Wave Bioreactor medical equipment for clinical anti-cancer cell therapies and CFX96 Real Time PCR System 

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    NAME Tracy Putoczki and Dr Chen Chen Jiang
    CANCER TYPE Melanoma
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Gastro + Melanoma 1 year research grants for Dr Tracy Putoczki and Dr Chen Chen Jiang 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Transport and paying for 24 Campers for Gold Coast Camp. 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Patient & Carers ‘Conference with the Specialists’ 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Create Patient Recreation and meeting rooms 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Telephone system for Mincom Patient Accommodation 

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Community Cancer Network Seed Funding  

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    NAME Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cure Cancer Australia Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Host Server Disaster Recovery 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    High School Education Program ‘Teenage Alchemist’ 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Workshop for Speakers Bureau 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    ‘Two Think Tanks’ for the National Collaboration Breast Cancer Research Program. 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Leukaemia
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    3 year Naming Rights to the PhD researcher from the Leukaemia Foundation National Research Program “Natural Cells - The role of the innate immune system in Cancer” 

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    3 year Naming Rights to the PhD Student on the Clear Study Research Program which aims to prevent and treat cancer by assessing lifestyle and genetic influences 

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    NAME Cure for Life Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Brain cancer
    INSTITUTION Cure for Life Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Alpha Therapy for Glioma clinical trial study 

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    NAME Dr John Rasko
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Royal Prince Alfred Hospital & Cure The Future
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Cell & Gene Research into Prostate cancer 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Fund remote kids and families to attend Rockhampton's Main Camp  

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Subsidise conveners and their carer of support groups to attend PCFA's 2nd national conference "Supporting Quality of Life for Men with Prostate Cancer"

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate cancer Foundation of Australia
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Set up of a new Prostate support group in Bowen region 

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Installation and Maintenance of a stair lift for patients as well as the creation of an Outdoor Recreation Area at Waverly home away from home

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    NAME Leukaemia Foundation
    CANCER TYPE 213
    INSTITUTION Leukaemia Foundation
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Fund six awnings to be erected at their Townsville accommodation units, that to date were unable to cool or use their back rooms in the hot season or over the wet season as they had no ability to open the doors.

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Fund Bundaberg office to purchase training equipment as the purpose of the office is to support that entire region and it’s training across all forms of cancer related needs 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Inaugural High School Education Program ‘Teenage Alchemist’ 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Fund Mackay region new speakers to attend the next speaker’s bureau training course

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    NAME Cancer Council Australia
    CANCER TYPE All
    INSTITUTION Cancer Council Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Fund two free cancer information clinics in Treatment centres and hospitals 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Three year Breast Cancer Research Scholarship. Across 2008 - 2010 this research scholarship will work in conjunction the 'Easie Evie' Robot.  

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Fund the creation and implementation of Camp Quality's Inaugural National Camp

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Fund the convener of each of the 73 Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia support groups, and their carer, to attend PCFA's inaugural national conference "Supporting Quality of Life for Men with Prostate Cancer" 

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    NAME National Breast Cancer Foundation
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION National Breast Cancer Foundation
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Adopted ‘Easie Evie' Robot for a year. Easie Evie was the latest in breast tissue research and analysis. 

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    151 children were able to attend recreational camping programs, ranging from one-day activities to seven-day camps.

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    STATE Queensland
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    National inaugural conference development, planning and securing of keynote speakers - "Supporting Quality of Life for Men with Prostate Cancer"  

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    NAME Purchase of L-Dex machine for Southern Highlands Cancer Centre
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Southern Highlands Cancer Centre
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Towards funding an l-Dex machine to detect extracellular fluid accumulation that occurs with Lymphoedema. Machine facilitates the early detection of Lymphoedema. This will enable local treatment in timely fashion versus travel to outside the area to access service.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Children's Cancer Institute Australia
    CANCER TYPE Neuroblastoma
    INSTITUTION Children's Cancer Institute Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    We seek funds to conduct genetic profiling on neuroblastoma cell lines. This will allow us to design targeted-therapies for genetic abnormalities of individual tumours, thus increasing the potency of drugs toward cancer cells while minimising toxicity to normal cells.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation Inc
    CANCER TYPE Breast cancer
    INSTITUTION Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation Inc
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Supportive care program for all Hunter residents who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Patients are able to access free transport services to and from treatment, free house cleaning and lawn services. We supply over 500 comfort cushions to Hunter patients postop. We are also funding physiotherapy sessions for lymphedema patients as well as exercise and mindfulness program to ensure all patients have access to essential recovery programs.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Gosford Public Hospital
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Gosford Public Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Programme for Central coat adult patients with cancer, their families and carers. Includes sessions on nutrition, pain management, improving sleep, self-care and relaxation & managing side effects of treatments as well as occupational therapies.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    CANCER TYPE Prostate cancer
    INSTITUTION Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Sup

    Provide community-based peer support to men living with prostate cancer and their partners and carers. Additionally, PCFA Ambassador Programs raise community awareness of the issue.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Blue Mountains Cancer Help Inc
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Blue Mountains Cancer Help Inc
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    Blue Mountains and Penrith Valley Cancer Support Home Service.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME ANZAC Research Institute
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION ANZAC Research Institute
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research equipment is expensive. These microscopes are critical for pioneering research into cancer cures.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Concord Hospital
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Concord Hospital
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Research

    Research equipment is expensive. These microscopes are critical for pioneering research into cancer cures.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Camp Quality
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Camp Quality
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE Local grant
    PROJECT TYPE Support

    To give children affected by cancer and their families a chance to attend a holiday camp so they can have some much-needed family time and support.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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    NAME Tour de Cure
    CANCER TYPE General
    INSTITUTION Tour de Cure
    STATE New South Wales
    GRANT TYPE $50,000
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    Helping to raise awareness to Australian school children and their communities that 1 in 3 cancers are preventable by adopting healthy lifestyles.

    Funded by CBA through CAN4CANCER

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