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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 […]

New blood test that screens for eight common cancers

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and […]

Gene research gives new insight into pancreatic cancer

One reason pancreatic cancer has a particularly low survival rate is the difficulty in getting drugs to the tumour, but […]

Genetic links underlying neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer

An Australian-led international research effort has revealed that genetic changes normally linked to breast, colon and ovarian cancers could also […]

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 […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]

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 […]

Pancreatic cancer is actually four different diseases

An international team led by Australian researchers has studied the genetics of pancreatic cancer, revealing it is actually four separate […]

Genomic sequence reveals new treatment options for pancreatic cancer

An international project assisted by researchers from The University of Western Australia has offered new hope to patients with pancreatic […]

Abraxane

Generic Name: Paclitaxel Product Name: Abraxane Indication This medicine is used to treat: Breast cancer Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Action […]