One Step Closer To A Cure

Through the world first IL-23 sarcoma trial we are one step closer to finding a cure for sarcoma, thanks to the outstanding efforts of Professor David Thomas, Professor Maya Kansara and the research team at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research Sydney.

the annual CRBF memorial T20
in aid of sarcoma research


Sydney Grammar School
cooper rice-brading memorial breakfast & unveiling

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Monday 20 January, saw the unveiling of the Cooper Rice-Brading Memorial Bell, at the Sydney Grammar Sports Grounds, Rushcutters Bay.  A breakfast for 140 invited guests, marked the occasion, where three short years ago, Cooper had overcome personal adversity to return after an 11 hour osteosarcoma tumour resection, and reconstruction of the humerus, to take five wickets against Melbourne Grammar, in the fierce rivalry for “The Bat”.   Cooper’s sporting idol, and friend Peter FitzSimons was an obvious, and fitting choice in  his role as host of the Captain’s Forum, captivating the audience with his special brand of magic…

Personalised Medicine:
New therapeutics for rare cancers

To mark the end of global sarcoma month, the 31st of July saw eminent health journalist Dr Norman Swan together with Professors Angela Hong, ANZSA, Maya Kansara & David Thomas, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, participate in a panel discussion covering the exciting developments in personalised therapeutics for rare cancers at the CRBF corporate breakfast supported by Baker McKenzie



The Cooper’By Autore Pearls

Autore Pearls are synonymous with quality, and exquisite design, with their designs worn by Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Selena Gomez, to name but a few.

The Cooper has been designed by AUTORE Design Director, Jane Autore, to embody the spirit, and the life of our precious son, whilst generating funding for critical clinical research by donating 10% of each sale directly to CRBF.

This is a unisex piece, with a magnificent Italian leather plaited band, an exquisite South Sea pearl, customised clasp with the CRBF logo, and a small garnet detail to signify Coops love of cricket.  The bracelet is available in a double and single strand. 

Our heartfelt gratitude to the Autore family, for creating this spectacular piece, and for their support of the work of CRBF.


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Read more about this outstanding initiative, and the young sarcoma patient whose life has been changed as a result
Picture shows images taken at the Sydney Swans 2019 Club Champion Dinner held at the The Star Events Centre.
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Sydney Swans Rising Star Nick Blakey and Patron Peter Weinert join forces to shine a light on sarcoma
Mitchell Rice-Brading addresses guests at the SGS Memorial Breakfast 20 January, 2020

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The work of CRBF is proudly supported by the Weinert Group of Companies and the generosity of the Weinert family