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Decision making for breast cancer patients

When women receive a breast cancer diagnosis they face choices not only about their immediate treatment, but also about how […]

Potential anti-cancer target

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a key driver in the development of most cancers, including breast, lung, liver and […]

Chemical derived from sea snails proving a potent cancer killer

Researchers at UOW and the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) have discovered a new class of molecules originally derived from […]

Open access to a potential new drug target for bowel cancer

Monash and international researchers have discovered a protein that may be crucial in the development of 90% of colon cancers, […]

Cervical cancer screening saving lives

Nearly 6 in 10 women continue to participate in cervical screening programs in Australia, according to a report released today […]

Family-focused therapy reduces complicated grief

Supporting families of patients with advanced cancer and assisting them in bereavement is an important clinical goal for oncology and mental […]

Repairing DNA damage in the human body – new insights into how cancers develop

UNSW medical scientists have discovered that DNA repair is compromised at important regions of our genome, shedding new light on […]

Self-destructing bacteria a possible key to infection control

A discovery that the drug resistant superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa can explode itself for the benefit of its “community” is giving scientists […]

Australia making no progress to prevent obesity, alcohol harm

Australia’s investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say. […]

Individualised cancer treatment targeting the tumour, not the whole body, a ste…

They look like small, translucent gems but these tiny ‘gel’ slivers hold the world of a patient’s tumour in microcosm […]