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Men are less likely than women to survive some cancers

Men with particular cancers generally fare worse than women with the same cancers, new Australian research has found. Published in Cancer […]

Better diagnosis to improve breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer patients will soon have a better chance of fighting the disease thanks to new pathology guidelines created by […]

National cancer screening programs reduce the risk of death from breast, cervic…

People with breast, cervical and bowel cancers detected through national cancer screening programs have better cancer survival outcomes than those […]

Tetris-like program could speed breast cancer detection

Researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) are developing a fully-automated medical image analysis program […]

Afinitor

Afinitor (everolimus) is used in the treatment of some kidney cancers, neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), and breast cancers.

New nanoparticles help detect deep-tissue cancers

Researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those […]

New online tool to help women understand their individual breast cancer risk

iPrevent is a new, web-based tool to help Australian women understand their personal breast cancer risk and act on it. […]

The fight to beat breast cancer with a blood test

Working for a start-up in 2008, Dharmica Mistry made a discovery that led her to file for an international patent. […]

When a genetic test result for breast cancer comes out of the blue

Women newly diagnosed with breast cancer who learn they carry a genetic mutation in a breast cancer gene experience more […]

Familial breast cancer not only inherited genetically

Doctors will be better able to predict breast cancer risk thanks to pioneering work led by Professor Melissa Southey, now […]