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Meet Nadine Gray – Maori Clinical Nurse Specialist

Today is Matariki Day, known as the Maori New Year which celebrates the rising of the star cluster Matariki. It is a significant date in Maori culture to remember those we have lost, celebrate the present, and look to the future. It is also the first time this year that New Zealanders ...

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Radiation Therapy Educational Video Receives Telly Award Gold

An educational video about stereotactic radiation therapy has recently won a gold medal of The Telly Awards 2022. Produced for the University of Melbourne, the video features A/Prof David Kok, radiation oncologist, who explains in an engaging way stereotactic radiation therapy, a highly ...

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New Research Findings Depict Dire Situation of Radiation Oncology Services in New Zealand

A recently published JMIRO article examined the changing radiation oncology landscape in New Zealand using responses to the facilities survey of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologist, Faculty of Radiation Oncology. The findings depict a dire situation of radiation oncology ...

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Let’s Recognise the Gap in Accessing Radiation Therapy this National Reconciliation Week

We are delighted to launch a video during the National Reconciliation Week 2022 (27 May – 3 June). This video presents our Targeting Cancer Campaign Ambassador Julie McCrossin AM in conversation with Lynne Thorne, an Aboriginal Cancer Health Practitioner in Adelaide to help you understand the ...

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Australian Radiation Oncologists Address Inequality in Accessing Radiation Therapy

In the midst of a pandemic, a polluted planet, and increasing diseases like cancer, asthma and heart disease, WHO will focus global attention this World Health Day 2022 on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy and foster a movement to create societies focused on ...

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Radiation Oncologists Action to Close the Care Gap this World Cancer Day

We are excited to launch a short video series to mark World Cancer Day 2022, one video each day for seven consecutive days, starting from 4 February. The video series features seven conversations between Julie McCrossin, Targeting Cancer Campaign Ambassador, and radiation oncologists as well as ...

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Wishing Lex and Tricia a very Merry Christmas!

This Christmas is going to be very special for Lex and Tricia, a couple in Mackay, Queensland. They are looking forward to some precious family time, being surrounded by their children and grandchildren for a lovely Christmas meal together. Lex had peg feeding during his radiation treatment ...

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Please join us in getting your vaccination too!

COVID-19 has had huge impacts on all of our lives and we would like to move beyond this difficult time. Our radiation oncologists lead the community to send a message about how we can all help put COVID-19 behind us. COVID vaccination is especially important for patients with cancer. Whether ...

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Targeting Cancer Fun@Home 2021 kicks off today

Targeting Cancer Fun@Home 2021 Kicks off  Today!  Share with us on social media about what fun things you do at home and win a prize! How to get involved? From 1 to 31 October 2021, share with us a short video or a photo on your Facebook or Twitter tagging Targeting Cancer or via email. […]

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