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Anti-cancer drugs may hold key to overcoming antimalarial drug resistance

Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world’s most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of […]

Afinitor

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

New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects […]

A disabling chemotherapy side effect in focus

Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national […]

Volunteers needed for national survey of chemotherapy side effects

Researchers from the University of New South Wales are seeking people who have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (i.e. chemotherapy that can […]

Prostate cancer treatment breakthrough

Deakin University medical scientists have made a breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment, by piggy backing a chemotherapy drug onto a […]

New cancer nanomedicine reduces pancreatic tumour growth

Australian cancer researchers have developed a highly promising technology to deliver gene-silencing drugs to treat pancreatic cancer, the most chemo-resistant and […]

Surviving cancer – at what cost?

Understanding how chemotherapy-induced nerve damage impacts on the quality of life of Australia’s cancer survivors is the goal of a new […]

Opdivo

Generic Name: Nivolumab Product Name: Opdivo Indication What is Opdivo used for Opdivo is used to treat advanced melanoma in […]

Epirubicin ACT

Generic Name: Epirubicin hydrochloride Product Name: Epirubicin ACT Indication This medicine is used to treat the following types of cancer: […]