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New treatment hope for women with triple-negative breast cancers

22nd June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Researchers at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne have shown, for the first time, that…

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Scientists find link between smoking and skin cancer

15th June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet of a link between smoking and a common form of skin cancer. The team from…

Wedding donations to support Australian cancer research

Maddie and Tom support ACRF on their wedding day

14th June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

“I love picking out gifts for friends but there is nothing more special than the gift of giving, which is why Tom…

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Gold standard technique for cancer research revealed by global study

9th June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

A research technique that is widely used to test new anti-cancer agents could be improved by adoption of a worldwide ‘gold standard’,…

Rachel joined #imovebeCAUSE to support cancer research in Australia

Rachel joined #imovebeCAUSE to support cancer research

7th June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

ACRF supporter, Rachel is tackling 200kms this June to fundraise for ACRF – with two small kids, this is no minor task!…

Australian cancer researcher, Clare Weeden, hodgkin lymphoma

One step closer to early detection of lung cancer

6th June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Cancer researchers at ACRF grant recipient, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) in Melbourne, have made a breakthrough that could help early…

Kempsey Cancerians supporting cancer research in Australia

Kempsey Cancerian Committee’s Gala Dinner was a pearl of a night

1st June 2017 - Posted by ACRF

The Kempsey Cancerians are the longest running Cancerian fundraising committee in the country and over the past 30 years, they have raised nearly…

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New cancer treatment targets from inside the cell

30th May 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Researchers at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have found a promising small molecule cancer treatment in a pre-clinical study of breast…

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Dave & Tess take on Nepal Himalayas for cancer research

25th May 2017 - Posted by ACRF

“In October 2017, Dave and I will be spending 23 days in the Nepal Himalayas as an adventure fundraiser for ACRF. We’re doing…

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Tumour-trained T cells on the lookout for cancers

22nd May 2017 - Posted by ACRF

‘Tumour-trained’ immune cells – which have the potential to kill cancer cells – have been seen moving from one tumour to another…

Cancer researcher Assistant Professor Jeff Hoist

New therapies in development to starve cancer cells

17th May 2017 - Posted by ACRF

New cancer therapies for patients with some of the most difficult-to-treat cancers are now being developed following a major discovery by scientists…

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Jane, Maxine, and Shea are skydiving for cancer research

11th May 2017 - Posted by ACRF

“It was utterly and totally devastating when my older sister died of cervical cancer. We were born three years apart and were…