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Living life to the fullest while travelling to treat cancer – Kylie’s Story

Kylie Monaghan has a bucket list. Since being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2010 she’s married the love of her life, travelled to the South Island of New Zealand and self-published a fictional novel. Re-diagnosed in October 2012, as the cancer spread to her liver and bones, Kylie, now 33, is still undergoing frequent treatments including chemotherapy but remains positive while pursuing her bucket list of dreams. read more

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Proud dad leaves lasting gift to medical research

THRF were honoured to receive a $500 cheque from the family of Basile Frangos who was kind enough to leave a legacy to medical research after passing in September last year. Basile, who had supported the Foundation since 1995 passed away in September 2014 at the age of 92. read more

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Working towards a tobacco free world by 2040

As a winner of THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards, Joseph (Joep) van Agteren, researcher at The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI) is hoping to give the community the power to fight for a healthier society, one mobile app at a time. read more

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Predicting Prostate Cancer Patient Outcomes

A Prostate Cancer Researcher at the University of Adelaide and winner in THRF’s 50th Anniversary Awards, Dr Rajdeep Das’s research will open up new and exciting avenues for personalised cancer medicine for prostate cancer patients. read more

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Get Involved: Mercer SuperCycle 2016

Challenge yourself. Support people with cancer. 9th-15th April 2016. The 7 day Mercer SuperCyle ride will take you through some of the most picturesque parts of SA including Clare, Wallaroo, Burra, Tanunda, Murray Bridge and Wirrina, or you can do the two day weekend ride. read more

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Bringing Clinical Trials into the Electronic Era

Postgraduate student Zoe Kopsaftis is ecstatic to have finally found a field she loves, combining her interests in respiratory function and clinical practice in her project at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI). read more

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A Young Star With a Big Heart

Jennifer Tran Nyugen is not your typical nine-year-old. Using her extraordinary singing talent, she recently hosted her own fundraising event to raise money for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) through THRF. read more

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Café De Cure Comes to Life

Two years on from her breast cancer diagnosis and still larger than life Sandra Kannellos hosted her fundraiser Café De Cure on Sunday 2 August to raise money for medical research through The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF). read more

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BBQ For a Cause

Less than a week back from a three-month holiday to Greece, THRF Ambassador Alex Vakitsidis was back in full force and cooking up a storm for a THRF fundraising barbeque at Woodville Bunnings. read more