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Anti-drug hope for brain and pancreatic cancers

Anti-drug hope for brain and pancreatic cancers

Thursday 27 August | Source: Channel 7 News Sydney

More people are surviving cancer than ever before but some cancers, such as brain and pancreatic, have had little change in survival rates in a generation. Read more

Breakthrough anti-cancer drug to treat all solid tumours

Breakthrough anti-cancer drug to treat all solid tumours

Wednesday 26 August | Source: The Australian

An Australian grown and Cancer Council NSW funded anti-cancer drug is being trialled on 22 people in Sydney and Melbourne, with hopes the treatment will 'kill' all solid tumours including brain and pancreatic cancers which are typically the most difficult to treat. Read more

Rethink on traditional breast cancer treatments

Rethink on traditional breast cancer treatments

Tuesday 25 August | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

An international study of more than 100,000 women has found that Australian women with very early stage breast cancers, known as ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS, are being given potentially unnecessary invasive treatment that may not decrease their risk of dying from the disease. Read more

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