Connecting Cancer Research and practice in western Sydney Building research capacity and excellence Developing Multidisciplinary Teams as translational research units


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Creating a connected professional community of cancer research and practice in western Sydney

The Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre (SWTCRC) is one of seven Cancer Institute NSW funded Translational Cancer Research Centres incorporating research, clinical training, education and service delivery within a formal framework that links leading research and clinical centres.

SWTCRC devotes itself to removing barriers, supporting and amplifying the skills and achievements of our workforce enabling them to provide ever greater benefits to our community.

Our Flagship Programs



A Guide to Feasibility & Pilot Implementation Trials

23/04/2021 - 23/04/2021

TCRN Career Pathway Workshop

03/05/2021 - 03/05/2021

"Precision Medicine: A Revolution in Patient Care" Conference

20/05/2021 - 21/05/2021 The Westmead Institute for Medical Research Level 2 Conference Room (C2.20)

Sydney Cancer Conference 2021. Bridging Research and Practice

09/09/2021 - 10/09/2021

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Dr Bateman observed that winning the SWTCRC ECR Accelerator grant is a big step forward saying, “Our collaboration unites research at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Westmead Institute for Medical Research. This enables innovative therapies to be translated for use on children by using knowledge gained from research based on adults.”
As part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, VIVA! communications spoke with SWTCRC co-Deputy Director Professor Anna DeFazio about the projects in ovarian cancer she and her team are currently involved in and why keeping ovarian cancer at the forefront of national attention is critical to improving outcomes for women diagnosed with the disease.