We are focused on improving patient outcomes across the spectrum – from patient care to working towards finding a cure for this devastating disease.
We do this by taking a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to deliver meaningful programs which are aimed at improving the lives of those impacted by brain cancer.
Our tag line, Care2Cure, was chosen to reflect our commitment to the 3 Pillars of RESEARCH, EDUCATION and SUPPORT.
We are delighted to report that from the 1st of August 2019, Bevacizumab (Avastin) is now available on the PBS for treatment of relapsed Glioblastoma. The Brain Cancer Group along with other brain tumour support groups have long been lobbying the government to have...
TBCG would like to extend our congratulations to Dr Michael Biggs who was recently awarded an Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his service to Neurosurgery. We are all so proud of Dr Biggs and his ongoing contribution to the Centre of...
Please join us in congratulating Associate Professor Mustafa Khasraw on his prestigious new appointment at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumour Centre, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. A/Prof Khasraw will also assume the position of Deputy Director of the newly...
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR HELEN WHEELER
DR VANESSA SAMMONS
NEURO-ONCOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER
TBCG Spotlight …
VIDEO:TODAY’S RESEARCH IS TOMORROW’S CURE
Thank you to all those who contributed their time and expertise to help make this video. “Today’s research is tomorrow’s cure” touches on how brain cancer affects patients and families. It also discusses the research we are doing to give hope to those suffering from this terrible disease.
We believe that the research being done in our lab will one day contribute to the cure of brain cancer.
VIDEO: U-BRAIN BOLT TEAM AT CITY2SURF 2019
All of us at The Brain Cancer Group are incredibly grateful for the fundraising efforts of the U-Brain Bolt team at the City2Surf and their post-race celebration.
Jackson Carey, Tom O’Connor and Callum Reid gathered a brilliant team with an astounding fundraising spirit.
TBCG Chairman Dr Raymond Cook was there to accept a cheque for an incredible $33,772 and express his gratitude and that of the entire TBCG team to all involved. 100% of these funds will reach our vital programs. Thank you Jackson, Tom, Callum and the U-Brain Bolt team!
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WE HAVE HAD A BALL IN 2018…
4th Annual White Pearl Ball
The White Pearl Foundation held their 4th Annual White Pearl Ball on Saturday 10th November to raise funds for The Brain Cancer Group’s research program.
Solutions Plant Hire Ball
A vibrant group came together for a special event hosted by our friends at Solution Plant Hire. With Ben Fordham kindly volunteering as MC, there were plenty of laughs and dancing as comedian and ventriloquist Darren Carr and the band Furnace and the Fundamentals entertained the 268 attendees.
The Brain Cancer Group
Westbourne Street, St Leonards
Phone +61 2 8425 3369