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.
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.
Anti-psychotic drugs commonly prescribed to schizophrenics could help treat some major cancers, an Australian research team has found.
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.
A UNSW researcher has developed a world-first test which will radically improve cancer management.
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.
UNSW has been awarded almost seven million dollars in funding for cancer research from the NSW government. UNSW was awarded more than any other institution in the state.
UNSW academic Robyn Ward has been awarded the state's top cancer research accolade.