09 Dec 2018
New blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer
Research on a bacterial toxin first discovered in Adelaide has led to the development a new blood test for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
08 Dec 2018
Two new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every day in Australia
Over 700 Australians were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017 according to the latest data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
25 Nov 2018
Men are less likely than women to survive some cancers
Men with particular cancers generally fare worse than women with the same cancers, new Australian research has found.
23 Nov 2018
Better diagnosis to improve breast cancer treatment
Breast cancer patients will soon have a better chance of fighting the disease thanks to new pathology guidelines created by University of Queensland researchers.
20 Nov 2018
Link between obesity and liver cancer
New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people may be at risk of…
18 Nov 2018
Clues to earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma
Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even years before a tumour is…
17 Nov 2018
The national impact of digestive-tract cancers
A first-of-its-kind report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides a new understanding of all digestive-tract cancers and their impact in Australia.
08 Nov 2018
Anti-cancer drugs may hold key to overcoming antimalarial drug resistance
Scientists have found a way to boost the efficacy of the world's most powerful antimalarial drug with the help of chemotherapy medicines.
07 Nov 2018
Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 cases of bowel cancer in next decade
A large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men.