Clinical Services > Oncology

PanKind initiative sets sights on early detection of pancreatic cancer

21 June, 2021

PanKind has launched the PanKind Early Detection Initiative in a move to strategically work with the research community to improve early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

New cancer centre to offer cutting-edge radiation therapy services

14 May, 2021

A state-of-the-art cancer centre is scheduled to open within Holmesglen Private Hospital in September this year, offering the latest in advanced radiation therapy.

Breast implant cancer risk warning

11 May, 2021

Victorian women who have undergone breast implant or breast reconstructive procedures are being encouraged to watch for early symptoms of a rare form of cancer.

Australian Cancer Atlas update highlights geographical disparities

24 March, 2021

The update means the resource now includes latest national data on how cancer diagnosis and excess death rates vary by geographical area across Australia.

Blood cancer burden on the rise

03 February, 2021

Blood cancers are now the second most diagnosed cancers in Australia and the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the Leukaemia Foundation.

Study predicts global cancer surgery surge

27 January, 2021

A modelling study led by UNSW Sydney predicts that global demand for cancer surgery will rise by 52% within two decades, with low-income countries bearing the greatest burden.

Immunotherapy trial holds hope for children needing stem cell transplants

26 January, 2021

A new immunotherapy treatment will be studied in clinical trials, with the aim of preventing dangerous side effects for children who have to undergo stem cell transplants.

New mammogram measures for assessing breast cancer risk

20 January, 2021

An international team of researchers, led by The University of Melbourne, has found two new mammogram-based measures for breast cancer risk.

The potential of androgens in breast cancer treatment

19 January, 2021

An international study has uncovered new evidence of the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment.

Partners take on cancer and heart disease

13 November, 2020

GE Healthcare and GenesisCare have partnered to tackle the globe's greatest health burdens: cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Research uncovers the hidden path of breast cancers

11 November, 2020

The secret pathway used by some aggressive breast cancers to avoid detection has been uncovered by researchers at Macquarie University.

Towards zero lives lost to blood cancer

02 October, 2020

The National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer aims to unite Australia towards the goal of zero lives lost to blood cancer by 2035.

Breast cancer study calls for twins

01 October, 2020

Melbourne identical twins have joined a major new study investigating why only one twin in a pair develops breast cancer, or if both twins are diagnosed, why one twin does so earlier.

Coffee drinking confers benefits in cancer study

23 September, 2020

Daily coffee consumption has been associated with improved survival in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a study led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Report reveals burden of non-melanoma skin cancer

18 September, 2020

A new report has revealed the unseen burden of non-melanoma skin cancer in Australia.

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