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Tumour blood supply stopped by a modified natural compound

16th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Researchers have discovered how a modified natural compound can disrupt the formation of blood vessel networks in neuroblastoma tumours, thus preventing tumours…

Judith supports cancer research in Australia

Judy opens her home again to fundraise for cancer research

16th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

“My name is Judith, but I am Judy to family and friends and any new acquaintances. If asked to describe myself, I…

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Behind the Scenes with the Department of Human Services

15th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Throughout the months of May and June, ACRF was lucky enough to have the Department of Human Services (DHS) support us as…

Some moles become skin cancer

Why some moles become melanoma still a mystery

15th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, University of…

Whole-body MRI scan picks up early-stage hereditary cancers

10th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

A major study confirms, for the first time, that whole-body MRI detects primary cancers in people with an inherited cancer risk condition…

Cancer immunotherapy drugs like Keytruda and Opdivo hold hope for some, but there’s still a way to go

8th August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. By Craig Gedye, Oncologist and Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle…

Targeting Cancer’s Achilles’ heel to improve breast cancer treatment

3rd August 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Researchers at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) and their collaborators have found a promising new class of anti-cancer agents that targets…

Cancer researchers Professors Vadas and Gamble.

Focus on a single cell sees development of new cancer treatment

31st July 2017 - Posted by ACRF

For over 30 years, Professors Jenny Gamble and Mathew Vadas AO at the Centenary Institute in Sydney have been working on understanding…

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Hayley runs City2Surf for cancer research

28th July 2017 - Posted by ACRF

“From a young age I enjoyed all sports with touch football and athletics being my favourites, and someday I would like to…

Early ACRF support of anti-cancer treatment results in landmark Australian deal

28th July 2017 - Posted by ACRF

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) has made a landmark deal worth up to US$325 million from the…

Clinical trial to test new treatment for pancreatic cancer

24th July 2017 - Posted by ACRF

A study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, forms the basis for a trial which will screen 150 to 200 pancreatic…

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Gene discovery to help breast cancer patients

20th July 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Cancer researchers at QIMR Berghofer have discovered a set of genes that could be used to predict the survival of breast cancer…