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Fighting disease with tiny, targeted, crystalline drug mules

Development of effective new treatments for cancer, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other brain conditions is becoming possible from breakthrough discoveries […]

Concerns over long-term use of chromium diet pills

Australian researchers have found chromium is partially converted into a carcinogenic form when it enters cells, with increased risk associated […]

Improving outcomes for kids with cancer

UNSW childhood cancer researchers have been awarded close to $4.5 million to fund ground breaking new research set to significantly […]

New way to find cancer ‘hidden’ amongst billions of healthy cells

A new method for detecting cancer cells in the body could one day be used to remove them, like a […]
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First evidence that ovarian cancer screening may save lives

One of the largest randomised trials ever conducted has concluded that ovarian cancer screening may reduce mortality by an estimated […]

New brain cancer treatment twice as effective

Researchers develop new therapy to treat some of the most aggressive malignant brain tumours. A new three-pronged therapy to treat […]

Tiny genetic changes linked to breast cancer risk

An international breast cancer research team involving the University of Adelaide has used a world-first technique to discover how tiny […]

Funding for promising vaccine to shrink tumours

Professor Robinson, from UWA’s School of Medicine and Pharmacology and director of the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases, said […]

Chemotherapy innovation is in the right vein

It’s not well known, but one of the leading causes of death for patients receiving chemotherapy is not the cancer […]

Patients requiring urgent radiotherapy usually treated within a day, others wai…

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that most patients who receive radiotherapy wait […]