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The Lyall Watts Mesothelioma Research Fund

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Despite living with a demoralising cancer, Lyall never considered himself a victim. 

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Finding the secrets of cancer super survivors

Friday 12 June 2020

An ambitious new project is studying a group of unique individuals who are seemingly immune to cancer. This could be the beginning of a whole new field of cancer research.

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The breakthroughs you're making possible

Tuesday 7 April 2020

2020 sees 14 exciting new research projects getting underway, funded by people like you. These projects have been chosen for their high probability of a major breakthrough in cancer treatment.

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Join our cost of cancer focus group

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Cancer can be expensive. Join our focus group and share your experience to help others and influence change.

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Join our cost of cancer focus group

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Cancer can be expensive. Join our focus group and share your experience to help others and influence change.

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A brighter future for the forgotten cancers

Wednesday 29 January 2020

In wonderful news, cancer survival rates increased in 2019. But with some cancers being left behind, efforts are being made to make sure everyone can share in the progress.

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Australia leading the way in cancer survival

Wednesday 30 October 2019

New research has shown that people in affected by cancer in Australia have the best chance of survival in the world. That's an amazing achievement, but thanks to research going on each day right here in Victoria, these rates are only getting better.

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Reducing chemo-induced early menopause

Friday 1 November 2019

Thanks to generous Cancer Council supporters, the first ever Colebatch Fellowship recipient identified a treatment that helps prevent early menopause in young women receiving treatment for breast cancer.

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Discovering better treatments for bone cancer

Tuesday 30 July 2019

An update from Associate Professor Christine Hawkins.

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