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Despite good prognosis, some turn a blind eye to genetic screening

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Even if Australians with newly diagnosed bowel cancer were routinely tested for a genetic predisposition to further cancers, one in three people would still not take the necessary steps to use that information to prevent further disease.

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Plaudits for Prince of Wales Clinical School Graduates

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

AMA (NSW) acknowledged the achievements of exemplary interns, residents and registrars with the 2013 Doctors-in-Training Awards.

The awards were presented at the 2013 AMA (NSW) Investec Specialist Bank Doctors - in - Training Black, Red & White Ball, 23 March in two categories:

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Legal drugs that kill

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Dozens of new drugs will be approved for use in Australia this year and already Nick Buckley is worried some could be deadly.

While the Bureau of Statistics shows one in 15 deaths in Australia is drug related, Professor Buckley says it is a field that needs more scrutiny.

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2012 Bryan Yeo Best Teacher Award - Winners Announced

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The Prince of Wales Clinical School is pleased to announce the following 2012 teaching awards which recognise and reward the outstanding teachers who contribute to undergraduate medical student education:

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A/Prof Claire Vajdic featured in UNSW Uniken and NineMSN News

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

An epidemic of non-Hodgkin lymphoma has led researchers to embark on a world-first study to uncover the causes. Linda McSweeny reports.

When Ian Foster first noticed a niggle in his back he didn’t think much of it. But when the pain began to keep him up at night, he knew something was wrong.

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And the winner for Outstanding Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision goes to...

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Our very own Dr Kerrie McDonald has been awarded the Outstanding Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision Award from the Arc Postgraduate Council, UNSW. The ceremony was held on 22nd November 2012 at the ASB Business Lounge on campus.

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Dr Kerrie McDonald on Channel 10 News

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

On Tuesday 25.09.12, Channel 10 interviewed Dr Kerrie McDonald in the Lowy Cancer Research Centre for her recent work on brain cancer tumour treatment.

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The Trial of their Lives

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Above: Philip Hogg and Pierre Dilda. Photo by Maja Baska

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Minister Skinner visits Prince of Wales Hospital

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Last Friday, 7th September 2012, NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, Jillian Skinner joined staff, patients and supporters to break ground for the construction of a new $76 million facility that will include the new Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre (Centre) and the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) Australian Advanced Treatment Centre (AATC) at the site of the Edmund Black

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Professor Sue Wilson - Award of Honorary Life Member of the International Biometric Society

Thursday, 30 August 2012

At the 2012 International Biometric Conference in Kobe, Japan, Professor Sue Wilson (pictured above) was presented with the Award of Honorary Life Member of the  International Biometric Society "For outstanding contributions to the development and promotion of the discipline of Biometry and for exemplary service and leadership to the International Biometric Society".

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