School of Women's and Children's Health

Low ROR1 staining in endometrial cancer

A new study has identified a key gene in aggressive endometrial cancer, which could lead to a targeted therapeutic strategy to improve survival rates. 

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tumour blocks in Professor Ramus’ lab

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.

Young boy eating an apple

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.

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

IVF

For the first time, a study – led by UNSW Medicine – has estimated a woman’s chances of having a second IVF baby.

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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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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.

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A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain.

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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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ABC TV's documentary on labiaplasty shines a light on the increasing number of women choosing to go under the knife to have their labia reduced, writes Rebecca Deans.   

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