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.
How data can help prevent overdiagnosis
Tech advances in medical screening may lead to more overdiagnosis but a new focus on patient data could reduce the risks say University of Melbourne researchers
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.
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
Reinfection in COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2 mutational ‘bar codes’ can be used to test whether someone has been reinfected by COVID-19 virus says University of Melbourne expert Peter Doherty
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
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.
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.