Tackling the scar tissue that shields pancreatic tumours from effective drug access is a promising advance in a notoriously hard-to-treat cancer.
There is understandable frustration and despair among patients and their families that rare cancers have not received the funding and attention of more high-profile cancers, writes Darren Saunders.
A medical researcher's career is one of frustration and melancholy. What keeps them going?
For the second year running UNSW researchers have topped the Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, winning a combined $1.9 million in funding.
If we want to cure cancer we need to think like venture capitalists: backing big, radical ideas and taking commensurate risks, writes Peter Smith.
Research into the attitudes of women toward genetic testing for cancer has received major backing in two separate rounds of state and federal government funding.
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Mr Frank Lowy and family have agreed to donate $10 million towards the cost of a major new research facility on the UNSW campus.