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Beating breast cancer: Longer lives lived better

Great progress has been made on breast cancer in recent decades. Five-year survival rates in Australia are up to 91%, while 83% survive beyond 10 years. Yet the disease still claims thousands annually; and treatment often leaves those who do survive with significantly impaired quality of life. Our researchers, however, may just have the answer.

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Putting the brakes on prostate cancer

An international research team has discovered a key factor in the spread of prostate cancer.

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Curbing chemo

PhD student Hannah Wardill may have uncovered the secret to making chemotherapy significantly less uncomfortable for cancer patients

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Prof. Deb White

Deb’s research focuses on the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

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