The Zero Childhood Cancer Program (ZERO) will this month begin a progressive expansion to become available to all Australians aged 0 to 18 years with cancer, by the end of the year.
A self-paced digital health program has potential to help survivors of childhood cancer build healthy lifestyle behaviours.
UNSW Sydney professors from UNSW Science and UNSW Medicine & Health have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.
Researchers from UNSW Sydney will receive federal government funding for seven new medical research projects.
Childhood cancer researcher Dr Orazio Vittorio has received a 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for his work in developing treatments for childhood cancers.
A new drug may offer improved treatment options for a type of childhood cancer down the track, a study in animal models has shown.
Most school students are back in school after a tumultuous school year, but remote learning – and social isolation – is an ongoing reality for thousands of sick children around the country.
Australia’s Zero Childhood Cancer program has so far identified the genetic basis of a child’s cancer in more than 90 per cent of cases, new research shows.
Fussy eating and taste changes are common side effects of cancer treatment – now, a healthy eating program designed by UNSW medical researchers is helping parents get their child’s diet back on track.
Cancer researcher Orazio Vittorio was completing his PhD when a tumour started to grow in his kidney. After an accidental diagnosis at university, an emergency surgery by his supervisor saved his life.