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WA Clinical Oncology Group (WACOG)

  • WA Clinical Oncology Group (WACOG) was formed in 1997 to advise the Cancer Council WA on all clinical aspects of cancer.
  • WACOG also aims to promote and facilitate cooperative studies on cancer. 

WACOG calendar of events

  • WACOG convenes educational meetings which are open to medical, nursing and other health professionals working in Oncology and Haematology. 
  • Many of seminars are run in conjunction with the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network and the Tumour Collaboratives.  
  • To receive invitations to WACOG events, please email wacog@cancerwa.asn.au or call (08) 9212 4333.

2021/2022 Medical and Nursing/Allied Health Conference Grants

Applications are now open. Virtual conferences will be considered.

Applications are open for conferences taking place in July 2021 - June 2022.

WACOG and Cancer Council WA are offering two grants for Advanced Medical Trainees as well as two grants for Nurses or Allied Health professionals  working in an oncology or haematology related field to attend a medical/health related conference of their choice. 

These grants are supported by Business Events Perth.
  Business Events Perth





CancerMatters Newsletters

Latest CancerMatters newsletter

  • CancerMatters is the official newsletter of WACOG.
  • It provides multidisciplinary cancer information for all health professionals with an interest in cancer, as well as supporters and interest groups.
  • CancerMatters covers :
    • local, national and international issues 
    • popular and relevant cancer information websites 
    • the latest clinical trials 
    • announcements for cancer education meetings or funding opportunities
  • To subscribe or contribute content, please email wacog@cancerwa.asn.au or call (08) 9212 4333.

Latest CancerMatters newsletters

Cancer clinical trials

What is a cancer clinical trial?

For information on cancer clinical trials and frequently asked questions, read through to the clinical trials pamphlet resource, which is a downloadable pdf document. Additional information on cancer clinical trials can be found on our webpage, as well as the WA Cancer Clinical Trials Registry for latest trials in WA.

WA Cancer Clinical Trials Registry (WACCTR)

WACCTR app and mobile version 

  • The list of cancer clinical trials that are currently recruiting participants can now be viewed on your smartphone! The mobile version is available at clintrial.org.au.
  • There is also a 'ClinTrial Refer Oncology WA' app, which is available for free download from Google Play or the App Store.