University of Sydney molecular biology researcher Professor Brian Morris' innovation used in new cervical screening program to be rolled out in Australia from today.
The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Image X Institute, lead by Professor Paul Keall, will revolutionise medical imaging, transform targeted radiotherapy and enable global access to radiotherapy.
Australia's leading pancreatic cancer researchers are working to double the number of people who survive the disease by 2020.
Before Robert Storr passed away from liver cancer in 1992, he pledged his support for medical research into this devastating illness and its treatment.
The University of Sydney has appointed Professor Robyn Ward AM FAHMS as the Executive Dean of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health after an extensive international search.
The world-renowned Storr Liver Centre, established from the generous bequest of Robert Storr, has made ground-breaking advancements in the fight against liver cancer and the prevention and treatment of liver disease.
New research has found that some breast cancer trials are failing to provide appropriate control group treatments, affecting the outcomes of these studies.
With cancer screening, its benefits – less risk of dying of cancer – are clear, and are easily exaggerated. But the potential harms of screening are harder to recognise and readily overlooked, writes Professor Alexandra Barratt.