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Young adults aren’t using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

Young Australian adults are more likely to use electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes for enjoyment rather than to […]

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 […]

Cabometyx

Cabometyx (cabozantinib) is used to treat renal cell carcinoma (a type of kidney cancer) in adults who have already had previous treatment.

Bavencio

Bavencio (avelumab (rch)) is a monoclonal antibody used to treat a rare type of skin cancer called metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC).

Birth defect predicts testicular cancer, infertility

Led by University of Sydney researchers and published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, this is the first population-based cohort […]

Cancer blood test to get much more accurate

Researchers from UNSW Sydney and the University of Copenhagen have developed a new way to detect early-stage cancer tumour cells […]

Blood cancer patients benefit from breakthrough genetic testing service

Cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology has been used by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers at the new Australian Translational Genomics […]

Lower radiation doses could have big impact on cancer treatment

VectorLAB, a joint venture collaboration of physicists from the University of Sydney and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, has developed a theoretical […]

Afinitor

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