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.

Eligibility

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

In 2016 COSA acknowledges Illumina for their support of the Best of Best Awards

2016 COSA - Illumina Best of the Best Oral Presentation Award Recipients

Basic & Translational Research - Delphine Merino
Breast cancer and metastasis: New insights into cell death pathways

Breast Cancer - Martha Hickey
Short-term findings of the PEGASUS Study: genitourinary symptoms, sexuality and quality of life in breast cancer survivors on endocrine therapy – what are we missing?

Clinical Research - Kirsten Adlard
The influence of exercise intensity on fatigue in colorectal cancer survivors: A randomised controlled trial

Education & Supportive Care - Nicole Kiss
How do I do that again? Vodcasts for patients with feeding tubes and swallowing difficulties

Epidemiology - Rebecca Strutt
Place of death in patients with advanced NSCLC in South Western Sydney

Health Services - Nicole Kiss
Improved efficiency and patient satisfaction following introduction of the nutrition assistant role in a head and neck cancer clinic

Supportive Care - Martin Tattersall
Advance care planning increases communication between cancer patients, their oncologists and their family: an RCT

2016 COSA - Illumina Best of the Best Poster Oral Presentation Award Recipients

Health Services - Amitra Chandra 
Timelines of Management for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients in South Western Sydney

Patient Evaluation Research - Haryana Dhillon 
Pilot-testing the feasibility and acceptability of a radiation therapy Talking Book

Survivorship & Supportive Care - James Devin
The influence of exercise intensity and frequency on cardiorespiratory fitness and body composition in colorectal cancer survivors: a randomised controlled trials

Translational Research - Christopher Hart
A risk score based on preoperative serum metabolomic profiles identifies patients with early breast cancer at increased risk of recurrence in a multicentre population: outcomes by Adjuvant Online stratification   

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