Body fatness and alcohol consumption are the leading preventable causes of breast cancer in Australian women, a new study in 200,000 women has found.
The grants will help UNSW researchers who are engaged in promising work to overcome pancreatic, breast, bowel and childhood cancers.
Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot hopes her award will encourage more women to join the fight against deadly diseases.
Robotic surgery for prostate cancer – an increasingly popular treatment option – is not proven as more effective, yet many patients believe that it is, a new UNSW and Ingham Institute study shows.
On World Cancer Day, UNSW Sydney researchers share how they are working towards better cancer outcomes for everyone – and how they’re addressing challenges in cancer research and care.
Researchers have uncovered crucial link that offers a new and potent way to target childhood cancers.
Bowel cancer mostly affects people over the age of 50, but recent evidence suggests it’s on the rise among younger Australians.
Pancreatic and brain cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot has been nominated for 2019 NSW Young Woman of the Year.
A protein that transports cholesterol inside cells could be the key to developing drugs to boost ‘good cholesterol’.
Although people can reduce their chance of getting cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices, unfortunately it is not possible to completely prevent it... and scientists are still not entirely sure why.