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Update on Dr Aime Powell’s research project

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Dr Aime Powell BExSc MExSc PhD is the latest recipient of an AGCF Research Fellowship. She is currently employed by the Institute of Health Research, University of Notre Dame and…

Dr Caroline Ford wants to reduce the stigma around gynaecological issues

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Associate Professor Caroline Ford BSc (1st Class Hons), PhD is a cancer researcher within the School of Women's and Children's Health at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre. She currently leads the…

Dr Dane Cheasley on why cancer research is the best job in the world

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In 2017, Dr Dane Cheasley BBiolSc (hons), PhD (left above) was awarded the AGCF and Way In Network Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award. His project hoped to fill in one of…

Introducing our new ambassadors

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The Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation are proud to welcome our new ambassadors who have kindly volunteered their time and expertise to help raise awareness for gynaecological cancer research. Their contribution…

Vale Carmen Duncan

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Carmen graduated from the National Institute for the Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in 1961 and had a stellar career in film, television and on stage, spanning more than 50 years. In…

Cindy Sullivan Fellowship Recipient

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The Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) is pleased to announce the 2018 Cindy Sullivan Fellowship recipient is Dr Aime Powell.

Cindy Sullivan Memorial Race Day 2018

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Our annual race day is shaping up to be another great success with tickets selling fast. Please come along and enjoy a fast paced day at the races in remembrance…

AGCF and the Way In Network celebrate Women’s Day 2018

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AGCF was proud to attend the Way In Network's International Women's Day celebration in Sydney on 8 March 2018. AGCF Director Diane Langmack OAM joined The Way In Network's President…

World Cancer Day 2018 – A message from Australian Government Minster for Health Greg Hunt

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The Australian Federal Government Minister for Health Greg Hunt released a statement for World Cancer Day 2018. World Cancer Day is a day for all people to raise awareness and…

Cancer Australia releases new position statement on genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer

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Cancer Australia has released a position statement to provide information and recommendations on genetic testing for women diagnosed with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, based on available evidence and on consensus.…

Cancer Council NSW Releases Updated Information Resources

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Cancer Council NSW has recently updated information resources for people affected by cancer. These updated information resources are for people affected by advanced cancer and carers. New booklet editions relating to gynaecological…

The Way In Network visits Dr Dane Cheasley

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During a recent visit to Melbourne, the beautiful ladies from the Way in Network visited Dr Dane Cheasley at his research lab at the Peter Macallum Cancer Centre. It's great…

Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes

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This is the finding of a multicenter study of ovarian cancer genetics led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health.

Dunmore Lang College supports AGCF

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Phoebe Gilbert and her mates at Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University ran an opportunity shop and raised $1100 for women's cancer research. Well done guys, the future is in your…

Information Day Canrevive and AGCF on women’s cancers

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Thank you CanRevive President @Eric Yeung and your hard working team of volunteers and field staff for bringing a great day of information regarding cancer to so many Aussies of…

Endometrial cancer keyhole surgery compared to open operation

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Endometrial cancer is increasing in incidence, because it is more common in obese patients, and the incidence of obesity in the Australian community is increasing. Treatment involves surgical removal of…

Vulvar cancer on the rise in Australian women: new research

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A new study by Cancer Council NSW and UNSW Sydney found that rates of vulvar cancer have been increasing significantly from the late 1980s to the mid-2000s. The researchers looked…

Professor Hacker AM explains research grants

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During a recent visit from the Way in Network, Professor Neville Hacker explained how medical research is funded and why it's important that charities, focussed on women, support medical research…

Update on research: Low grade serous carcinoma an ovarian cancer

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My fellowship centres on the genomic analysis of ovarian cancer patients with low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), a subtype that tends to occur in younger women and does not respond to…

Dr Dane Cheasley awarded research fellowship

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The Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) is pleased to announce that Dr Dane Cheasley from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, was selected as the successful applicant for the AGCF…

AGCF Fellowship Grant

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AGCF has formed a partnership with the well established charitable foundation, the Way In Network, to create a new post-doctoral fellowship to support a research project aligned to the AGCF…

Cindy Sullivan Race Day Success

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The AGCF Annual Race honoured Cindy Sullivan and her family this year at the Randwick Turf Club. The day was a sensational success with more than 600 attendees raising $190,000…

First Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant Announced

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The AGCF is pleased to announce that Dr Dane Cheasley from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, was selected as the successful applicant for the AGCF and Way in Network…

Cervical Cancer Screening

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Scientists at Duke University have developed a handheld colposcope that can be used for cervical screening. The slender wand can be attached to a smartphone or laptop to display images…