Professor Mark Dawson's research has identified novel therapeutic strategies for several cancers and has helped to establish clinical trials with epigenetic therapies.
Breast cancer rates have increased by 50% since the 1980s due to increased alcohol consumption, weight gain, a lack of exercise and other lifestyle factors.
Cancer is fundamentally a genetic disease, driven by mutations that drive cancer growth. Just as each person is genetically unique, so the genomic profile of no two cancers is the same.
PanKind and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have teamed up to trial a new service to support carers through the devastating impact of pancreatic cancer.
Cancer experts are calling for greater access to advanced scalp-cooling technology for women undergoing chemotherapy in a bid to reduce the impact of treatment-related hair loss.
Australians living with inoperable malignant mesothelioma will soon have access to an immunotherapy listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
An international team of researchers, led by The University of Melbourne, has found two new mammogram-based measures for breast cancer risk.
An international study has uncovered new evidence of the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment.