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Dr Orazio Vittorio

Researchers from Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney have published a paper describing how copper in tumours modulates tumour immune evasion.

Low ROR1 staining in endometrial cancer

A new study has identified a key gene in aggressive endometrial cancer, which could lead to a targeted therapeutic strategy to improve survival rates. 

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tumour blocks in Professor Ramus’ lab

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.

Child holding parent's hand

UNSW Sydney researchers are leading a program to help childhood brain cancer survivors improve the quality of their life.

Testing blood pressure

Hydrochlorothiazide use increases older people’s risk of developing skin cancer, a study by UNSW Sydney scientists has shown – but the researchers warn against suddenly stopping the medicine.

Young boy eating an apple

Fussy eating and taste changes are common side effects of cancer treatment – now, a healthy eating program designed by UNSW medical researchers is helping parents get their child’s diet back on track.

John Pimanda

UNSW Sydney researchers will conduct a clinical trial to establish the safety and efficacy of a new drug combination in the rare cancer, high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

David Ziegler

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and Children’s Cancer Institute has received a $1.1 million grant from the Australian Government to test a new treatment in children with brain cancer.

andrew law

In its 20th year, UNSW Sydney’s Peter Farrell Cup is identifying the next generation of leaders who will turn clever solutions into commercial success.

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