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Double discovery boosts global quest for leukaemia cures

Researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have discovered how a form of leukaemia fights back against a ground-breaking treatment, providing […]

Outsmarting cancer with revolutionary new treatment

Patients with hard-to-treat tumours could know within six months whether a cancer drug developed at UNSW is more effective than […]

Exercise to target tumours

Edith Cowan University researchers are investigating if the growth of cancerous metastatic bone tumours can be slowed by providing targeted […]

The right to know? We need to talk about genetic testing

In the past decade major developments have been made in cancer genetics with the identification of inherited mutations, along with […]

1 in 5 Australians affected by multiple chronic diseases

About half of all Australians have a chronic disease, and around 20% have at least two, according to new data […]

Australia’s first medical cannabis trial, aimed at adults with terminal cancer

UNSW will lead Australia’s first medical cannabis trial to assess whether cannabis products can enhance the quality of life for […]

Fighting cancer head-on

Head and neck cancers are the sixth most common malignancies worldwide. Yet few are diagnosed before stage 3 or 4, […]
woman showing bald head - secondary effect of chemotherapy

Cancer death rate projected to decrease over next decade

The current downward trend in cancer death rates looks set to continue, according to a report released today by the […]
young woman with bald head doing sports after enduring chemotherapy

Getting healthy after breast cancer treatment: Professor Christobel Saunders

Professor Christobel Saunders explains how to improve your health after breast cancer treatment.

Treating breast cancer with progesterone could aid survival

A special technique where breast cancer cells are “rescued” for research has been developed at the University of Adelaide. Coupled […]