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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.

Australia's first integrated cancer research facility - the Lowy Cancer Research Centre - will be officially opened this Friday 28 May.

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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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Anti-psychotic drugs commonly prescribed to schizophrenics could help treat some major cancers, an Australian research team has found.

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UNSW Scientia Professor Martin Green has been named the New South Wales Scientist of the Year - leading a stellar performance by UNSW in the inaugural State awards for scientific excellence.

Long-suffering victims of allergies such as asthma and hay fever might enjoy a surprise benefit, according to research led by UNSW.

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A UNSW researcher has developed a world-first test which will radically improve cancer management.

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HIV/AIDS and kidney transplant patients are at much greater risk of contracting 20 different types of cancer than the general population, according to UNSW research published in The Lancet.

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