Tag: cancer treatment

A new report has revealed the key breakthroughs and milestones that cancer research has achieved in the last 20 years.

Our accommodation services helped one cancer patient continue her breast cancer patient during the 2019 bushfires.

Debbie Shore’s story of how COVID-19 has made her daughter Nicole’s breast cancer treatment more stressful for their whole family.

Professor Jennifer Martin has been researching into personalised chemotherapy dosing for some time. Now Professor Martin and her team are moving into the trial stage of their research. The dosing study known as the PREDICT (Pathway of Research to Evaluation of Dose-Individualised Cancer Therapy) Program uses new technology to find the ideal chemotherapy dosage for […]

Professor Richard Lock has been a cancer biologist for over 30 years and specialises in leukemia research. Cancer Council NSW has played an important role in his research journey with his first major Australian grant funded by the organisation. Since that first grant his research has advanced, and in 2011 he was awarded another Cancer […]

Text: Who can have targeted therapy? Your doctors will test the cancer to see if targeted therapy may work for you.

Thanks to advancements in cancer research, new treatment options and drugs are being tested and developed to improve outcomes for cancer patients. Targeted therapy is a promising drug treatment that attacks specific features of cancer cells, known as molecular targets, to stop the cancer growing and spreading. The development of targeted therapy drugs has led […]

We discuss the pros and cons of having a breast reconstruction and when the best time for you to do this might be.

We discuss cancer related fatigue and explore why some people recover quickly while others do not.

We discuss ‘wellness’ and provide information and strategies of things you can do to work towards feeling well.

There are now many ways to treat pain and we discuss what you can do to work towards dealing with chronic pain.