UNSW's Kristina Warton has received a grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation to investigate a blood test for early detection of ovarian cancer.
Researchers led by the US Mayo Clinic and UNSW Sydney have found that patients with high-grade ovarian cancer showed the most infiltration with a type of white blood cell, which were associated with longer overall survival.
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation grants will help UNSW researchers in their mission to improve the long-term survival of women with ovarian cancer.
Four UNSW PhD candidates have won funding for PhD scholarships announced by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.
Researchers from UNSW contributed to a major international collaboration that identified new genetic drivers of ovarian cancer.
One of the largest randomised trials ever conducted has concluded that ovarian cancer screening may reduce mortality by an estimated 20%.
UNSW researchers have discovered a method for disrupting the spread of ovarian cancer, by blocking receptors present on the surface of cancer cells.
A new approach to ovarian cancer detection developed by UNSW Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs could lead to widespread screening for the disease that kills about two in three sufferers in Australia.