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.
Today, nearly 7 out of 10 patients diagnosed with cancer are still alive 5 years after their diagnosis – that’s after decades of amazing research. But there is so much more to do. Learn what World Cancer Day means to our researchers.
This World Cancer Day, a range of UNSW Medicine cancer researchers, clinicians and scientists are available for media interviews. Their expertise spans all aspects of cancer, from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.