The Mark Hughes Foundation is a charity raising funds to support research, raise awareness for brain cancer and support brain cancer patients.

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Monday 23rd May 2016
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

'Heads up' our MHF Newsletter fills you in on our latest news, upcoming events, fundraisers and research projects! To view our latest newsletter click below;

MHF Newsletter Edition May 2016

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Thursday 10th December 2015
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

To the Mark Hughes Foundation and HMRI,

Re: Inaugural International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference,

September 16 -19, 2015

New York, New York, USA

Thank you very much for your letter dated 24th July 2015 offering funding towards my attendance at the Inaugural International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference

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Tuesday 16th June 2015
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

The brain cancer biobank is being developed by the Hunter Cancer Research Alliance with the generous support of the Mark Hughes Foundation. Our biobank contains tissue and blood samples donated by generous people who are undergoing a diagnosis and treatment for brain cancer. These samples are incredibly important to research that will hopefully

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Sunday 14th June 2015
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

It was a great afternoon on Saturday being part of the Men’s Health Day at the Yoga Loft in Newcastle. Being a proud ambassador for the Yoga Loft, it was awesome to see around 40 people come along and have a great afternoon.


I want to talk about my lift to get there, Kirralee was out so I caught a cab as she was picking

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I agree Mark ...we are certainly very blessed to live in such a really caring City ... I came here in 1976 and the changes have been remarkable .... My children are Novocastrians ¿ although only one now lives here ..... the others always say Newcastle is their spiritual home ...and they love coming home ..... ¿ K

Posted by Anonymous, 15/06/2015 9:32:55 pm

I agree, Mark. I always revel in our freedom whenever I walk to my local public school when it is time to vote. I don't need to supply my thumb print or show ID; there are no security forces; the only issue I have is if I have remembered to bring some money along to buy lamingtons from the P & C. And you are right, our coastal walks are peaceful and alive with positivity. I love Australia. We are very blessed indeed.

Posted by Madeline Louise, 15/06/2015 11:04:25 pm

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Sunday 29th March 2015
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

I took my son Zac down to his footy trial game on Sunday morning, it was played at Kotara. In the time I was there I had 5 or 6 people come up and politely ask me how I was going. It was a real reminder to me of where I have been, and most importantly the community support I have received. It’s been almost two years since I had my

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Friday 27th March 2015
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By Mark Hughes Foundation

Research Program has focused its recent efforts on the development of small molecules (new drug therapies), sensitising brain cancer cells to radiation treatment, identifying better drug combinations and reducing chemotherapy-induced toxicity.

It takes time, teamwork and, of course, it takes money.

At HMRI we have an incredibly

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