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New blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer

Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the […]

Two new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every day in Australia

Over 700 Australians were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017—equating to 2 cases diagnosed per day—according to the latest data released […]

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 […]

Link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people […]

Clues to earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even […]

The national impact of digestive-tract cancers

A first-of-its-kind report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides a new understanding of all digestive-tract cancers […]

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 […]

Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 cases of bowel cancer in next decade

A large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men. A […]

New resource helps families assess childhood cancer clinical trials

UNSW medical researchers are developing a tool to support families who are deciding whether to enrol in a childhood cancer […]