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Children with the particularly lethal cancer neuroblastoma could benefit from potentially life-saving treatment, following breakthrough work led by UNSW medical researchers.VIDEO

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The chances of a woman surviving ovarian cancer and her quality of life during treatment could be significantly improved, with an international trial about to get underway in Sydney.

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An epidemic of new cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Australia has led UNSW researchers to embark on a world-first study to uncover the causes.

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Human trials have begun on a groundbreaking anti-cancer drug, developed at UNSW, with the power to shrink tumours and potentially provide an alternative to chemotherapy.

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Construction has begun on a new $76 million cancer treatment and research facility following a sod-turning ceremony at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

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Australia’s first community-based Cancer Survivors Centre, which is based at UNSW, has joined the Dry July campaign.

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With advances in nanotechnology, the future of medicine is taking shape on the nano-scale and making possible healthcare solutions once confined to the realm of science fiction.

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Fears that involuntary exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products causes cancer are not supported by evidence, a leading Australian cancer researcher says.

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Australian scientists have played a key role in the identification of a biochemical mechanism that allows brain cancers to survive and grow, offering hope of new treatments to combat some of the most aggressive tumours.

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The medical research community can only be encouraged by the level of commitment demonstrated by the NSW government's $30 million funding to fast track cancer research, UNSW's Dean of Medicine, Professor Peter Smith, says.

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