News • 11 Feb 2020
Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Cancer Research Alliance are discovering exciting new avenues for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer using the knowledge that nerve cells act to fuel cancer growth.
News • 6 Nov 2019
Dr Matt Dun was named the Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow at this year's NSW's Premier Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.
News • 8 Oct 2019
A new partnership between Hunter Cancer Biobank based at HMRI and Breast Cancer Trials will boost breast cancer research in the Hunter and beyond.
News • 9 May 2019
Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
News • 14 Mar 2019
Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.
News • 7 Mar 2019
Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received over $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) following a nationwide call-out and scientific review by experts in the field.
News • 14 Feb 2019
Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.
News • 26 Jun 2018
Current chemotherapy and radiation treatment options for breast cancer patients are grueling, and not all patients see positive results, however with funding raised from the 2018 Pink Frangipani Ball, Dr Nikki Verrills and her research team hope to develop revolutionary new therapies.
News • 17 May 2018
Until now, global cancer research has focused on two per cent of the human genome that make proteins. However, break-through research at the University of Newcastle has established exciting possibilities with genes that were previously thought to be ‘non-functioning’ in cancer cells, following the discovery of two new pathways that could play a role in cancer treatments.
News • 30 Apr 2018
Survey of oncologists highlights evidence-practice gap in smoking cessation care.
News • 4 Apr 2018
Fifteen female early and mid-year career researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) will have the opportunity to progress their academic careers with a development program designed to break through gender barriers.
News • 25 Jan 2018
The majority of Australian cancer patients nearing the end of their life would prefer to do so in the location of their choice, however new research shows only seven per cent of patients are having this key conversation with their doctor.
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