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  1. 11 January 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    The key to young-onset bowel cancer may be gut bacteria

    Bowel cancer rates have doubled in young people; now new research finds DNA damage caused by gut bacteria may be a factor, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 18 December 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Raising our voices for better palliative care

    Community members are partnering with academics and clinicians to shape research and services in palliative care, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 24 November 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our duty of care to those who care

    To ensure the wellbeing of cancer healthcare workers, with upcoming workforce shortages, comprehensive support is essential say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 1 November 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The future of cancer is very personal

    Precision medicine allows us to understand cancer at an individual level and develop treatments for their disease, explains a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 1 August 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Living well with advanced cancer

    A new palliative care model provides early intervention to improve the quality of life for advanced cancer patients, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 28 June 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Closing the NET on rare cancers

    Patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) can benefit from a new partnership between doctors and scientists from University of Melbourne and Peter Mac Centre.

  7. 16 June 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Just one dose of HPV vaccine benefits women worldwide

    A single dose of the human papillomavirus vaccine provides years of cancer protection and simpler vaccination programs, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 4 April 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 7 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    We can eliminate cervical cancer

    On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say more equitable access to screening is needed for Australia to eliminate cervical cancer

  10. 25 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking on blood cancer - actively

    Having blood cancer can be overwhelming, but professionally-guided exercise even when unwell is safe and can boost recovery, says University of Melbourne expert