cancer

father and daughter doing exercise in living room

A self-paced digital health program has potential to help survivors of childhood cancer build healthy lifestyle behaviours.

young adult female cancer patient wearing headscarf looking out window

A self-guided digital intervention is showing promise for helping cancer survivors manage their post-treatment uncertainty.

Elgene Lim

Professor Elgene Lim has been recognised for his outstanding outcomes in breast cancer research.

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.

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