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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.

Sun safety sensor lets you know when you've had too much

11 August, 2020

Researchers at Macquarie University's Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a personalised, wearable UV-sensitive device that could help millions avoid skin cancer.

Sydney man receives innovative oncology treatment

23 July, 2020

The treatment combines a state-of-the-art MRI imaging scanner and a linear accelerator to allow treatment specialists to see tumours and adapt treatment in real time.

Melanoma immunotherapy: new target identified

03 July, 2020

QIMR Berghofer researchers have discovered why some melanoma patients do not respond well to immunotherapy.

Test improves prostate cancer detection

16 June, 2020

Australian researchers have found that a groundbreaking test can improve the early detection of prostate cancer.

Multiple myeloma triple therapy now on PBS

04 June, 2020

Each drug in the combination has a different mechanism of action to kill myeloma cells, and all work together to help fight the disease.

Targeting triple-negative breast tumours

03 June, 2020

A team of researchers at The University of Queensland may have found a way to improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.

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