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  1. 23 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Predicting cancer risk from mammograms could revolutionise screening

    New mammogram imaging techniques could revolutionise breast screening by predicting each woman’s cancer risk, explains a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 28 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    New immune cells help maintain breast health

    A study with University of Melbourne found a new type of immune cell that helps keep breast tissue healthy within mammary ducts, where many breast cancers arise

  3. 28 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 28 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. Podcast10 November 2017 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  6. 26 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 3 February 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.