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  1. 5 July 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Distress doubles for cancer patients during pandemic

    Patients with blood cancer experience higher psychological distress from risk of COVID-19 infection and unmet needs finds University of Melbourne research

  2. 9 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Unmasking cancers with hidden identity

    When the original site of a cancer can’t be found, genomics is helping  guide diagnosis and more personalised treatment say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 2 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 2 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Testing, testing, testing: Can blood tests help detect cancers early?

    The COVID-19 pandemic showed our capacity to test at large scale, can we use these strategies for early detection of cancer ask University of Melbourne experts?

  5. 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

  6. Podcast14 October 2020 - Science Matters

    The tiny world of peptides

    Health and cosmetic products contain peptides for a range of uses. Dr Troy Attard from University of Melbourne explains peptides and what they're used for.

  7. 3 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How severe viral infections overwhelm immune cells

    University of Melbourne researchers uncover new mechanisms behind how cancer and severe viral infections like HIV and COVID-19 can exhaust our immune systems

  8. 31 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Tackling misconceptions about ovarian cancer

    New research involving the University of Melbourne shows that many Australian women mistakenly believe that ovarian cancer can be prevented through vaccination.

  9. 27 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How one misconception means seriously ill people miss out on care

    Understanding palliative care’s ‘image problem’ is key to enhancing the quality of life for people with serious illness say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 17 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.