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  1. 22 January 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.