cancer research

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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.

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A medical researcher's career is one of frustration and melancholy. What keeps them going?

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For the second year running UNSW researchers have topped the Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, winning a combined $1.9 million in funding.     

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If we want to cure cancer we need to think like venture capitalists: backing big, radical ideas and taking commensurate risks, writes Peter Smith. 

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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.

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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.