A ray of hope for pancreatic cancer
A University of Melbourne chemotherapy breakthrough could improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients.
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.
The ethics of a child’s future fertility
A University of Melbourne bioethicist has created the world’s first ethical framework for decision-making about a child’s future fertility after cancer.
Towards cancer care that listens to patients
Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.
Gene genies: Meet the researchers mapping our DNA to combat cancer
Two researchers share how genome sequencing could make cancer a manageable rather than lethal condition.
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.
Genes, numbers and the holy grail of cancer prevention
University of Melbourne researchers are leading a new effort to use genomics and personalised medicine against some of the most lethal cancers
Confessions of a professional baby maker
Reproductive biologist David Gardner explains what we're still learning about healthy embryo development and how it's being applied to improve IVF technologies.
Epigenetics: Asking cancer the right question
The University of Melbourne is leading research into epigenetic treatments for cancer; learning more about the chromatin biology that regulates our genes.
Cleaner safe air needs you!
Citizen scientists wearing air monitors are key to a big data project aimed at identifying where the bad air is in our cities and driving policy change.