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Funding research with the power to end cancer
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The research team at the Institute of Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, has developed a new approach to treatment design by targeting a molecular switch previously considered inaccessible.
https://news.cancerresearch/new-approach-to-cancer-treatment-design/

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Cancer researchers at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne used the information from their international study to develop a ‘gold standard’ for growing human cancer samples in the laboratory.
https://news.cancerresearch/gold-standard-for-cancer-research-technique-revealed-by-global-study/


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Many ACRF grant recipient institutes have been joining forces for the latest pancreatic cancer breakthrough. Congratulations to researchers at researchers at the University of Melbourne, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland and the Children’s Medical Research Institute, as well as European and US teams. Cancer research collaboration in action! https://news.cancerresearch/genetic-links-for-neuroendocrine-pancreatic-cancer-revealed/


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Recent reports that cancer rates in UK women are set to rise six times faster than in men over the next two decades will have alarmed many.
https://news.cancerresearch/why-are-cancer-rates-increasing-disproportionately-in-women/


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“Lung squamous cell carcinoma is a devastating disease with a poor prognosis because the tumours are often discovered too late, when the cancer is inoperable. Therefore, the ability to detect this cancer early would be a real game-changer,” says PhD student Ms Clare Weeden at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne. https://news.cancerresearch/one-step-closer-to-early-detection-of-lung-cancer/



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What makes melanoma spread, or metastasize? For reasons that aren’t fully understood, even quite small melanomas can spread in the body.
https://news.cancerresearch/melanoma-taming-a-migratory-menace/



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Together we can end cancer.
Support our work to end cancer on World Cancer Day, 4 February
https://goo.gl/GIkPgV


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"There have been breakthroughs ranging from the diagnosis to the treatment including new surgical techniques and drug combinations in the management of breast cancer in the last two decades," says article author, Professor Ronald Wasike. https://news.cancerresearch/great-progress-in-the-search-for-a-cure-for-breast-cancer/


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Cancer researchers at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB), University of South Australia, have discovered a new aspect of cancer biology that may help to battle the spread and growth of tumours. https://news.cancerresearch/an-enzyme-with-the-capacity-to-suppress-cancer-growth/

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