Best of the Best Awards

COSA offers the Best of the Best Awards at each of the Best of the Best Oral and Poster Sessions at the COSA Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). Independent adjudicators award the prizes at the session based on the content, the importance of the research, and the quality of the presentation. The Best of the Best Oral Awards are for $1,000 in each session. Best of the Best Poster Awards are for $500 in each session.


To be eligible for the award you must:

  • submit an abstract to the COSA ASM
  • have the abstract selected by the ASM organising committee for a presentation in a Best of the Best Oral or Poster Session
  • make a presentation at the Best of the Best Oral or Poster Session

2020 COSA - Best of the Best Oral Presentation Award Recipients

Basic Science and Translational Research - Marjan Mojtabavi Naeini
Tracking genomic and transcriptomic features of Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma for improving patients outcome

Cardio-Oncology - Hayley Dillon
Impact of Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant on the cardiovascular health of haematological cancer patients

Clinical Research - Nikita Botadra
International Lung Screening Trial: opportunistic screening for osteoporosis using low-dose chest CT; baseline findings

Education - Carolyn Der Vartanian
Cancer and COVID-19: delivering strategic health communication during a pandemic

Epidemiology - Carolyn Mazariego
Fifteen-year quality of life outcomes in men with localised prostate cancer: an evidence base for the implementation of improved treatment decision-making

Health Services - Grace Chazan
Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Service Delivery; Results from an International Survey of Oncology Clinicians

Implementation Science - Andrea Smith
The future of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of invasive melanoma in Australia: a mixed-methods study using a determinants of practice implementation science framework

Quality and Safety - Vivienne Milch
COVID-19 Recovery: Implications for cancer care

Supportive Care - Phyllis Butow
Psychological impact of comprehensive genomic profiling results to advanced cancer patients

2020 COSA - Best of the Best Poster Oral Presentation Award Recipients

Clinical and Translational Research - Sam Banks
Developing a Predictive Model utilising Real-world Pancreatic Cancer data and CT-based Radiomics for Implementation into Clinical Practice

PROMs, PREMs, QoL and Patient Preferences - Olivia Cook
‘Real-time’ collection and use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) and patientreported experience measures (PREMs) in outpatient oncology: barriers, enablers, and impact on consultation length.

Supportive Care and Exercise for Cancer Patients - Benjamin Singh
Safety, feasibility and effect of exercise following cancer: do findings differ according to survival prospects?


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