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Continuing a Family Tradition

For 25 years Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Auxiliary Life Member Wendy Polkinghorne has been putting a smile on the faces of visitors to the RAH Auxiliary Kiosk. read more

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Safeguarding Australia’s Ageing Population with Protein

Part of an ageing population, Australia’s elderly are today faced with more health risks than ever before, including malnutrition, which can have a negative impact on quality of life. This is where protein can play a key role and researcher Dr Stijn Soenen is helping to pave the way in this area of research. read more

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In Memory of Leeanne

Maxine Norton has high hopes for a world free of the heartbreak caused by cancer. At 90 years old, Maxine has been a supporter of the RAH Research Fund since 2007, making donations in memory of her much-loved eldest daughter, Leeanne. read more

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World First Project Gives Hope to Prostate Cancer

Your generous support of world-class research through the RAH Research Fund is providing a boost to research undertaken by Professor Gary Wittert, who is playing a key role in the fight against prostate cancer, a heartbreaking disease impacting the lives of one in five Australian men. read more

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Adelaide at the Forefront of Treatment for Pancreatitis

The Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) could soon be home to an Australian-first – a new treatment for people suffering from chronic pancreatitis. With your support through the RAH Research Fund Medical Research Impact Grant Round, Professor Toby Coates will cast South Australia into the spotlight as he prepares to introduce an Islet Auto Transplantation program as a treatment for patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis. read more

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Jumping on the Bike for Cancer Research

The members of The Cancer Research Advocate Bikers (CRAB) are passionate about supporting the work of cancer researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in their own unique way – jumping on their motorcycle! read more

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A Promising Protein to Target Lung Cancer – Thanks to You!

Can you imagine a world free of the heartbreak from lung cancer? Thanks to your support of the RAH Research Fund, researchers are paving the way in this area, determined to find new ways to treat and ultimately beat this devastating disease. Medical Oncologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Professor Michael Brown is one of these researchers. read more