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Roger’s Tall Poppy Award

THRF is delighted to announce the winner of a South Australian Tall Poppy Award is the BHI’s very own Dr Roger Yazbeck. Dr Yazbeck is currently part of a team developing breath tests for the early diagnosis of cancers, specifically gastrointestinal cancers such as oesophageal cancer and stomach cancer. read more

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Tasmin’s Work Recognised

Congratulations to PhD student Tamsin Garrod, who was presented with the Robert Dixon Award at the recent Australian Conference of Hepatitis and HIV (ACH2). read more

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New Technologies to Advance Cancer Research

Scientists at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) are researching how genetic and protein changes in certain patients make them more susceptible to some cancers and diseases. read more

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United we Dine for Breast and Prostate Cancer Research

Have your friends over for dinner as part of The Longest Table – United we Dine on Saturday, October 26 to help raise money for research into these devastating diseases through THRF and its affiliates Australian Breast Cancer Research and Australian Prostate Cancer. read more

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Dry July Wraps Up

Chairman of the Dry July Board David Brennan visited The Queen Elizabeth Hospital last month. In the past five years the Dry July campaign has enabled THRF to upgrade waiting rooms, buy comfortable chemotherapy chairs and provide entertainment items for cancer patients at TQEH. read more

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Lightsview Lottery Launch

The Voice’s Rachael Leahcar was the star attraction at the launch of the Hospital Home Lottery in July. Held at the new Grand Prize Showhome at 1 Kingston Parade, Lightsview, Northgate, the event was also attended by suppliers and supporters of the lottery. read more