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Aus-CanPCRA Symposium Success

Aus-CanPCRA Symposium Success

Wrapping up the 2012 Australian-Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance Symposium with presenters, feedback and collaborations. APCRC - Q is the Australian Hub of the Alliance.

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Let's Talk Movember

Let's Talk Movember

Movember started with a conversation between mates and so there’s a nice synergy to the fact that, today, it’s conversation that is central to everything we do; it’s just a bigger conversation.

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APCRC - Q Welcomes Co-Op Students

APCRC - Q Welcomes Co-Op Students

Recently, the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland (APCRC – Q) welcomed four new students from Canada to undertake a work placement for eight months.

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Ling Receives Presentation Award

Ling Receives Presentation Award

Dr Patrick Ling, a Vice Chancellor Research Fellow at the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland, was awarded the “Best Oral Free Paper Presentation at the 8th Organization of Oncology and Translation Research Conference (OOTR) in Japan.

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APCRC - Q's Visit from Dresden, Germany

APCRC - Q's Visit from Dresden, Germany

Drs Froehner and Fuessel spoke at the APCRC - Q’s regular Seminar Series event on the 17th April to an audience of Researchers, Clinicians and general public about their current research in the area of prostate cancer. Dr Froehner shared his research on “Competing Mortality after Radical Prostatectomy”.

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Movember in partnership with beyondblue seeks Expressions of Interest for the ASAP Initiative

Movember in partnership with beyondblue seeks Expressions of Interest for the ASAP Initiative

$6.25 million collaborative network to improve the lives of men living with prostate cancer.

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APCRC-Q Open Day - Monday 30th January

APCRC-Q Open Day - Monday 30th January

To celebrate the Centre’s 3rd anniversary, Professor Colleen Nelson, Executive Director, APCRC-Q invites you to attend a welcome day to showcase the Centre’s clinical and translational activities.

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IHBI Gala Success

IHBI Gala Success

A highly successful Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) Gala reception was held in December to showcase the Institute’s research achievements on its’ 5th Anniversary.

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January 2012 Newsletter

Welcome to the first newsletter of 2012! January and the holidays have been a busy and exciting time for APCRC—Q.

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2012 Aus-CanPCRA Symposium - Registration now closes 30th March!

2012 Aus-CanPCRA Symposium - Registration now closes 30th March!

The Australian-Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance (Aus-Can PCRA) Symposium will be held in North Queensland's Daydream Island from Friday 13th to Monday 16th April 2012.

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Swan says "get tested"

The Courier Mail's coverage of the Deputy PM's visit to the Princess Alexandra Hospital and prostate cancer clinic.

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Swan shows his support

Thursday 29 December 2011, the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland received a visit from Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Wayne Swan MP. Mr Swan penned an Opinion piece on the subject of prostate cancer entitled, "Simple test to save a bloke's life".

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Movember 2011 - current global tally $107 million

During November each year, men throughout Australia and the world grow moustaches to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, and depression in men.

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December 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the last newsletter for 2011! A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at APCRC-Q.

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Mourning the Mo's

Mourning the Mo's

The wrap-up of Movember 2011 saw members of the APCRC-Q and the University of Queensland (UQ), come together to raise funds with a "Mourning the Mo's" morning tea.

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APCRC-Q Joins the Fight

APCRC-Q Joins the Fight

APCRC-Q once again took part in Movember with an online team, morning tea and miscellaneous donations.

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Rodeo Raises Funds

Rodeo Raises Funds

Movember has struck a chord around the world with the Queensland Working Cow Horse Club’s (QWCHC) 22nd November Event proving no exception.

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Prestigious Department of Defense Grant Awarded to APCRC–Q’s Dr Carolina Soekmadji

Prestigious Department of Defense Grant Awarded to APCRC–Q’s Dr Carolina Soekmadji

Dr Carolina Soekmadji, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre (APCRC-Q), has been awarded a highly competitive and prestigious Department of Defense FY11 Prostate Cancer Postdoctoral Training Award.

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Collaboration and Exhibition Success for APCRC-Q

Collaboration and Exhibition Success for APCRC-Q

Professor Colleen Nelson and Dr Patrick Ling, both representing The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland (APCRC-Q) and the Australian Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance (AusCanPCRA), recently attended the reputable ICMAN5 conference. These two leaders in the field of prostate cancer exhibited some of their current research at the event that ran from the 13th to the 15th of October 2011.

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APCRC–Q’s Dr Patrick Ling awarded TWO highly-competitive NHMRC project Grants

APCRC–Q’s Dr Patrick Ling awarded TWO highly-competitive NHMRC project Grants

Dr Patrick Ling, Vice Chancellor Fellow at the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre (APCRC-Q), was delighted to hear that he has been awarded two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grants.

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