Professor Elizabeth Vincan

Head of Cancer Biology Laboratory, Senior Medical Scientist, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Doherty Institute; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

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Decoding cancer cell communication

Professor Elizabeth Vincan’s research group were among the first to identify specific genes involved in an ancient form of cell-to-cell communication, and that if you could block them, it could provide a new way to treat cancer

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Curbing cancer’s addiction to treat it

Many of the most common cancers need a specific molecule to grow and spread, and cutting off the supply is showing promise as a new way to treat the disease

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Targeting dormant cancer cells

New discovery in stem cell bowel cancer research targets dormant cancer cells before they start to grow cancers

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