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  1. 26 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Towards the early detection of oral cancers

    New technology provides microscopic examination of the mouth for cancer, without the need for a surgical biopsy; clinical trial includes University of Melbourne

  2. 14 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caring for the terminally ill in prison

    New research from University of Melbourne highlights the opportunities to improve care for people in prison dying from a progressive, life-limiting illness.

  3. 16 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 and cancer care

    COVID-19 has disrupted treatment for many cancer patients; a University of Melbourne expert says we must develop new ways to provide quality cancer management.

  4. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    What's gone wrong with managing bowel cancer in Australia?

    Using four different approaches, University of Melbourne researchers aim to save thousands of lives from bowel cancer - one of our most preventable cancers.

  5. 30 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is a delayed cancer diagnosis a consequence of COVID-19?

    Some countries reported a 40 per cent decline in cancers during COVID-19, but people may not be visiting GPs with symptoms say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 8 April 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Better cancer treatments from better data analysis

    New data-driven approaches can enhance cancer treatment for individuals and help allocate healthcare resources for everyone say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 23 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are we overusing chemoradiotherapy in some bowel cancers?

    In some bowel cancers clinicians are using chemoradiotherapy on patients before surgery when University of Melbourne research suggests it's not necessary

  8. 20 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exposing the Achilles’ Heel of a major cancer gene

    Genetic research, involving the University of Melbourne, has identified a vulnerability of lymphoma cells that may lead to a new approach for cancer treatment.

  9. 11 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genomic jigsaw of cancer

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping to revolutionise cancer care as they map the human genome; to make cancer a manageable, chronic disease.

  10. 6 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The Global Cancer Atlas

    Globally, scientists have collaborated to create the most comprehensive map of whole cancer genomes; University of Melbourne researchers were part of the effort