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Investment into drug resistance research as cancer fights back

Investment into drug resistance research as cancer fights back

Wednesday 27 May | Source: Daily Telegraph

Drug resistance is now one of the biggest challenges facing cancer patients, with Cancer Council NSW funding 16 separate studies aimed at overcoming the phenomenon for a variety of cancers including cancer of the colon, skin and endocrine system. Read more

Graphic anti-smoking ads launch in Tasmania

Graphic anti-smoking ads launch in Tasmania

Wednesday 27 May | Source: ABC News

A graphic new TV campaign has been launched in Tasmania, aiming to counter ignorance by highlighting the different cancers caused by smoking. Read more

New MRI prostate cancer detection breakthrough

New MRI prostate cancer detection breakthrough

Tuesday 26 May | Source: Channel 9

A new MRI technique being trialed at Brisbane's Wesley Hospital could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and reduce the need for invasive surgery, with hopes the technique could be extended to breast cancer diagnosis. Read more

Personal cancer vaccine trial starts

Personal cancer vaccine trial starts

Monday 25 May | Source: Daily Telegraph

A cancer trial has begun at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, with twenty-one people selected to take part in the initial phase which will see their tumours removed and stored in a process known as “tumour banking’’. Read more

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