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Sydney Cancer Conference 2021. Bridging Research and Practice

09 September @ 9:00 am - 10 September @ 5:00 pm

September 9-10, 2021 – Bridging Research and Practice

The University of Sydney is proud to host the seventh Sydney Cancer Conference, a national forum showcasing existing and emerging strengths in cancer research across Australia.

This virtual conference will take place within a specialised online conferencing platform which will enable a dynamic program of presentations and interactivity. SCC2021 in virtual format will be open and easily accessible to regional, interstate and international speakers and attendees and also enable safe attendance and fully participation by cancer consumers with health concerns who may prefer to minimise interpersonal contact.

The program will feature all areas of cancer research – basic biomedical, public health, clinical and psychosocial – making the latest information and research available to researchers, clinicians, students, consumers and members of the public alike.

SCC2021 is hosted in partnership with four Cancer Institute of NSW Translational Cancer Research Centres:

  • Sydney Catalyst
  • The Kids Cancer Alliance
  • Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre
  • Sydney Vital


Confirmed invited speakers:

  • The Hon. Bronwyn (Bronnie) Taylor MLC, Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women, Parliament of NSW
  • Professor Theresa Whiteside, Professor of Pathology, Immunology and Otolaryngology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
  • Professor Ethan Basch, Professor of Medicine, Division of Haematology and Oncology, and Professor of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, USA (and affiliated with University of Birmingham)
  • Professor Fran Baum, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Director, Southgate Institute for Health, Society & Equity, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

Registrations now open

Register Here

Consumers – $25
Students – $50
Early Bird (until Monday 26 July) – $100
Standard (from Tuesday 27 July) – $150

Abstract Submissions now open

Authors are invited to submit abstracts in any area/ field of cancer research. Abstract submissions close Monday 17 May.

Guidelines and details

Sponsors and exhibitors

It is anticipated that SCC2021 will attract 350 – 400 delegates from across the health sector who are involved in cancer research and treatment.

Find out more

Key dates

  • Abstract submissions open Wednesday March 25
  • Early Bird registration open Wednesday March 25
  • Early Bird registration closes Monday 26 July
  • Standard registration open Tuesday 27 July
  • Abstract submissions close Monday 17 May


9 September @ 9:00 am AEST
10 September @ 5:00 pm AEST
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Cancer Research Network, The University of Sydney
+61 2 8627 1529
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