WELCOME TO BCBA

Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia (BCBA) is a virtual biobank hub established to provide researchers easy access to the amount, quality and type of tissue and associated data they need to accelerate both paediatric and adult translational brain cancer research.

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News

  • Season’s Greetings and Thank You

    December 2021

    Thank you to our amazing collaborators and supporters. Despite the many challenges of the past year, BCBA has enjoyed some fantastic successes and we look forward to continuing our work with you in 2022 to bring about change in brain cancer. 

    Wishing everyone a happy, restful and safe holiday season.

  • What matters for people with brain cancer? Selecting clinical quality indicators for an Australian Brain Cancer Registry

    December 2021

    BCBA is very proud to have this work published in the prestigious international Journal of Neuro-Oncology Practice https://doi.org/10.1093/nop/npab055

    BCBA Chair, A/Prof Lindy Jeffree, led the team developing this world-first set of clinical Indicators, which will benchmark the collection of data for BCBA’s Australian Brain Cancer Registry initiative. The aim of this project is to identify, describe and measure the impact of variation and gaps in brain cancer care across Australia, with the overarching goal of ensuring that all brain cancer patients receive the best existing treatment.

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Events

  • The Alfred Brain Ball - Melbourne

    February 2022

    This black tie event is being organised by the Alfred Brain Tumour Bio-databank and Central Clinical School at Monash University to raise funds for their biobanking and research operations. The ball is scheduled for Saturday 5th February 2022. Tickets are available at $250 per person.

    If you are interested please contact Ms. Emily Galea on E.Galea@alfred.org.au or (03) 9076 5879.