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Australia Day Honours Awards

We have many heroes we are privileged to work with at Calvary, some of whom were recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours Awards. Gail O’Brien was awarded Officer of the Order of Australia for her work in carrying on her neurosurgeon husband Chris’s legacy at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in

Calvary John James wins ACT Large Employer of the Year

Calvary John James Hospital is thrilled to have won the 2017 ACT Large Employer of the Year award at the ACT Training Awards held at the QT Canberra last night. The award recognises Calvary’s outstanding delivery of quality industry based training and their commitment to the highest standard of training for

Harnessing the power of computers to improve prostate cancer detection

The Department of Radiation Oncology/Medical Physics at Calvary Mater Newcastle has developed a machine learning approach for the identification of prostate cancer from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This newly developed artificial intelligence system is able to identify more than 100 features within the MRI images that can differentiate cancer from

Study sets the stage for new preventative measures

An underlying mechanism linking obesity with the development of endometrial/uterine cancer has for the first time been demonstrated. Current statistics show that 57% of women who develop uterine cancer are obese, yet it hasn’t been clear how or why fat cells drive this particular cancer more than other tumour types.

Gender Equality a priority at Calvary

Calvary is committed to continue to play our part in bridging the gender gap for women in the workplace and to look for ways to embrace and value difference in our services. Martin Bowles, Calvary National Chief Executive Officer, is proud that Calvary has achieved annual recognition 2015-2017 as a