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New statistics revealed on cancer survival rates

Aug 28 2018

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare last week released new statistics on cancer survival rates. Incredibly, in just a few decades survival from all cancers broadly has increased from 49% to 69% (based on 5-year relative survival rate, comparing the period 1985-89 with 2010-14).

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Ambassador Claire Harvey on Aretha Franklin’s death and R.E.S.P.E.C.T

Aug 22 2018

In the wake of the death of Aretha Franklin, Ambassador Claire Harvey shares her thoughts on what we need to do to tackle the “Hidden Cancer” in this Daily Telegraph article.

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Promising results in mouse trial of cannabis drug

Aug 19 2018

A recent study funded by our Grants program of a new Pancreatic Cancer treatment has nearly tripled the effects of chemotherapy in mice.

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Grants update – 2018 applications under consideration

Aug 19 2018

Ten research applications are currently under consideration for the 2018 grants round, with submissions received from universities and institutes in NSW, SA and WA. The calibre of applications is extremely high with proposals spanning a range of research areas from gene therapies to treatment compounds.

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