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In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours – but it hasn’t been known which immune cells exit the tumour or where they go next.

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It’s a conversation preoccupying cancer researchers: how do we turn around the declining participation in quality of life studies?

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UNSW researchers working on some of the most aggressive cancers including neuroblastoma, leukaemia, and pancreatic and breast tumours have received major backing from The Cancer Institute NSW.

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UNSW-led researchers have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.

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Cancer Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is well meaning, but misguided and could be harmful, writes Colin Mendelsohn.

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Workforce changes, work intensification and workload stress within the oncology profession are taking their toll on staff, with implications for patient care, UNSW research has found.

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People with cancer are exposed to many, often misrepresented, ideas about cancer that can induce stress and even shame, write Alexandra Gibson, Alex Broom and Zarnie Lwin.

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A new psychological intervention has been shown to significantly reduce melanoma survivors’ fear of their cancer returning, according to UNSW-led research published today.

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One in ten cancer patients will face fertility issues after treatment, but less than 50% are given options to preserve fertility. And those who are offered options can face significant cost barriers, write Antoinette Anazodo and Brigitte Gerstl.

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UNSW's Minoti Apte has been honoured at the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research for her work on pancreatic cancer.

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