The Inaugural Lawrence Penn Chair of Bowel Cancer Research

Bowel Cancer Australia

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Researching a cure for Australia's second deadliest cancer is to receive a major boost with $10.4 million to establish a professorial chair of bowel cancer research at the University of Sydney.

The majority of funding comes from national charity Bowel Cancer Australia, which has committed $6.4 million to establish the position and will be supported by additional funds of $4 million available to the University to advance research into bowel cancer.

Bowel Cancer Australia chairman Craig Jackson said that the establishment of the chair at the University of Sydney was the culmination of many years of effort by the Bowel Cancer Australia Board.

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