Using the right test for the right person to detect bowel cancer
A new online tool, developed by the University of Melbourne, uses personalised risk to detect bowel cancers earlier and with greater precision.
Improving the care and wellbeing of cancer survivors
As cancer detection and treatment improves, our healthcare system needs to provide more holistic care for life after cancer, say University of Melbourne experts
Bringing clinical trials to regional patients
A project including the University of Melbourne aims to give people in rural and regional areas equitable access to clinical trials and better health outcomes
Who needs a colonoscopy most?
An online triage calculator to identify patients who need their colonoscopy most urgently, has been developed by researchers including University of Melbourne.
Personalising bowel cancer detection
Genomic testing can help guide bowel cancer screening, but would people take a test predicting their personalised risk ask University of Melbourne experts.
What's gone wrong with managing bowel cancer in Australia?
Using four different approaches, University of Melbourne researchers aim to save thousands of lives from bowel cancer - one of our most preventable cancers.
Is a delayed cancer diagnosis a consequence of COVID-19?
Some countries reported a 40 per cent decline in cancers during COVID-19, but people may not be visiting GPs with symptoms say University of Melbourne experts.
Improving cancer care through good communication
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds that working on clear and open communication between doctor and patients can improve cancer care.
Getting a clear picture of chemoprevention
University of Melbourne research finds clearly communicating cancer risk and chemoprevention plans can help patients make informed decisions about prevention.
Rethinking gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis
Colonoscopies are being overused for cancer diagnosis says University of Melbourne expert, and while new techniques are coming, we can better use stool tests.