cancer

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Although people can reduce their chance of getting cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices, unfortunately it is not possible to completely prevent it... and scientists are still not entirely sure why.

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The participants who chose more organically grown foods over 4.5 years had slightly lower rates of cancer. But it doesn't necessarily mean one thing caused the other.

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Young cancer survivors are at greater risk of poor mental health, a new UNSW study shows. The research could help inform future interventions for survivors.

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Diabetes raises risk of cancer, with women at even greater likelihood, a major new study from The George Institute for Global Health has found.

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UNSW's Dr Ursula Sansom-Daly has received a $60,000 grant to develop a training program for healthcare professionals on how to have end-of-life conversations with young cancer patients.

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About one in two cancer patients – millions of people each year – need radiotherapy, but access in small countries is low, writes Michael Barton. 

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A world-leading personalised medicine program will be available to children with high risk brain cancer following new funding for the Zero Childhood Cancer program.

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Liverpool Hospital Cancer Services has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation to go towards the first cancer Wellness Centre in south western Sydney.

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Personalised medicine for childhood cancers in Australia is a step closer thanks to the Zero Childhood Cancer program’s national clinical trial launched today.

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Professor Katharina Gaus is at the forefront of deciphering T cell signalling, a critical part of the human immune system. Her research combines new super-resolution fluorescence microscopes and analysis routines to reveal the decision making process of T cells.

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