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Dr Omid Faridani, Dr Michelle McDonald, Dr Joanna Achinger-Kawecka and Associate Professor Alex Swarbrick)

Four UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for pioneering work into pancreatic, breast and bone cancers.

Dr Orazio Vittorio. Image: Children's Cancer Institute

Cancer researcher Orazio Vittorio was completing his PhD when a tumour started to grow in his kidney. After an accidental diagnosis at university, an emergency surgery by his supervisor saved his life. 

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This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews. Their expertise spans all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

David Mizrahi

Dr David Mizrahi speaks about his research into the role of exercise during and after chemotherapy for sufferers of paediatric and ovarian cancers.

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Just one exercise physiology consultation is enough to improve motivation and exercise levels among most child cancer survivors, a UNSW Sydney study has found. 

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, we’re highlighting some of the many UNSW Sydney researchers working to improve patient outcomes.

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There's no reason for men to give up dairy despite a recent study linking it to prostate cancer.

2019nsw scientist  of the year

UNSW researchers have taken out five NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering for works spanning from ecosystem conservation to pancreatic cancer treatment. 

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UNSW Medicine Professor and SHARP hire Claire Wakefield is all about listening to and acting on others’ needs – whether it’s a family with a sick child, or an early-career researcher in need of leadership mentoring.

Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien

Paediatric oncologist Associate Professor Tracey O’Brien has been recognised at the AFR Women of Influence Awards for her contributions to innovation in healthcare.

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