Targeting ovarian cancer
Researchers at WEHI and Melbourne University have shed light on why PARP inhibitor drugs work for some ovarian cancer patients and not others.
Filling in the genetic blanks of breast cancer predisposition
A pioneering University of Melbourne study helps show why around 60 per cent of families with multiple breast cancer cases can’t be explained by genetics.
Why can’t we cure cancer?
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop explores why finding a cancer cure is difficult, and how governments can fund research and treatment.
Q&A: Comprehensively beating cancer
Cally Palmer from London's The Royal Marsden and Grant McArthur from the VCCC and the University of Melbourne discuss how comprehensive care is beating cancer.
A chip off the DNA block
Researchers identify genetic markers that can help fight cancer before it begins. This can lead to earlier intervention and, hopefully, personalised prevention.