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Research assessing the impact of genomic testing on women with a high-risk of developing breast cancer has received backing in the latest round of funding from the Cancer Council NSW.

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A new gene sequencing technology being used to map the human genome is set to transform the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, potentially saving lives.

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Professor Martina Stenzel is working with shape shifting polymers to target cancer. For more videos visit the UNSWTV homepage.

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Cancer screening is beneficial when it prevents people from dying. But using cancer survival rates to promote screening, as is often done, is misleading, write Katy Bell, Alexandra Barratt and Andrew Hayen.

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Premier Mike Baird has opened Stage One of a $80 million cancer treatment and research centre that will bring together elite researchers and clinicians in one building.

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UNSW research into childhood cancers, HIV prevention, and sexually transmissible diseases in remote Aboriginal communities has received major backing in the latest round of federal government health funding.

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The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new ARC Centre of Excellence.

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Fear around cancer clusters is distracting us from the real risks associated with our biggest killer.

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Twins Alex and Douglas Dunn have used a prestigious international fellowship to improve nanoparticles' ability to deliver cancer-fighting drugs directly to cancer cells.

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We are about to be hit with a “tsunami” of changes caused by radical developments in anti-ageing technologies, predicts UNSW Professor David Sinclair, who’s been recognised with a major national research medal. 

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