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The Sixth Annual Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Symposium

Connect, Inspire & Innovate

A multi-disciplinary meeting for clinicians and researchers aimed at improving cancer outcomes through evidence and collaboration

The sixth annual Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Symposium will be held on Friday 24th November 2017 at Lily's Function Centre, Seven Hills, NSW.

The Symposium is held on the anniversary of the renaming of The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead and will feature presentations from world leading clinicians and researchers.

The 2017 Symposium will include presentations on cellular & immunotherapy from all angles, cancer & the microbiome, outcomes research and translational cancer research.

Confirmed Invited Speaker

Prof Emad El-Omar

Professor of Medicine at the St George and Sutherland Clinical School, UNSW

Prof Anna deFazio

Sydney West Chair of Translational Research, Westmead Institute for Medical Research

Prof Roger Reddell

Director of Children's Medical Research Institute

Dr Jenny Lee

PhD student, Macquarie University


Photography & filming: The Conference organisers have arranged filming of sessions and photography onsite throughout the Conference. If you do not wish to appear in photos, please inform the organisers at the latest on the day of the symposium.
Privacy: A list of attendees may be forwarded to sponsors on their request. If you do not want to have your name forwarded to sponsors, please inform the organisers at the latest on the day of the symposium.


 Draft Program here

Call for Abstracts

The sixth annual CPMCC Symposium will feature a poster session to showcase the research taking place across the Sydney West Cancer Network and the Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre. Abstract submissions are invited for both posters and a limited number of oral presentations, including rapid fire oral presentation of posters.

Submissions are encouraged from all disciplines involved in cancer research and service provision.

Abstract submissions close on 8 September 2017 - DEADLINE EXTENDED to 15 Sept.    Download Guidelines and Abstract Submission Form


If you have any questions about the Symposium please contact:
Bronwyn Robertson
P: 02 8890 9561 (Tues - Thurs)
P: 02 8627 3788 (Mon & Fri)
E: [email protected]


All sponsorships for this year's symposium have been sold.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a member of the SW-TCRC?

SW-TCRC membership is free and open to anyone interested in cancer care and research within the Sydney West Cancer Network and associated research institutes.

Visit for more information and to become a member before registering for the Symposium.

What are my transport and parking options getting to the event?

Public Transport
You can catch public transport to the event: train to Seven Hills train station and a 10 min walk to the venue (or bus along Prospect Hwy)

Plentiful parking is available at Lily's Function Centre, Seven Hills and surrounding streets at no cost.

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

Please direct any questions to Bronwyn Robertson.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: P: 02 8890 9561 (Tues - Thurs)
02 8627 3788 (Mon & Fri)

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Organisers will have a complete list of all registered attendees at the registration desk. Please register at the registration desk upon arrival to collect your name badge and printed program booklet.

What is the refund policy?

If you withdraw your registration before Thursday 2rd November 2017, a full refund will be available.