cancer

Woman who recently underwent cancer treatment wearing a headscarf

The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.

blood awaits testing in vials in a rack

Promising research shows scientists can identify a key cancer biomarker – PD-L1 – in blood.

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Public education and engagement with research can be improved using technology commonly found in computer games.

Unidentifiable patients receive chemotherapy treatment in a hospital

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve damage after cancer treatment, a UNSW-led study has found.

A colourful digital illustration of the human gut microbiome

People with non-alcohol-related liver cancer have a unique gut microbiome profile which could help predict disease risk, a UNSW Sydney study has found.

A collection of colourful charity ribbons signifying cancer awareness, pictured with a stethoscope.

This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine & Health cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews across all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

Healthcare workers transport a patient on a hospital bed between hospital buildings.

A new modelling study led by UNSW predicts demand for cancer surgery will rise by 52 per cent within two decades, with low-income countries bearing the greatest burden.

A 3D-rendering showing a cross-section of a liposome

Biomedical researchers have come up with a novel way to use a beam of light to deliver CRISPR gene therapy molecules targeting illnesses.

Associate Professor Guozhen Liu

Associate Professor Guozhen Liu has been recognised for breakthroughs in individualised treatment for autoimmune diseases and cancer.

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.

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