cancer

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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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UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health has a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers that could be avoided if Australians changed their lifestyles.

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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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