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We shared the same fear

Friday 17 May 2019

Last year Aaron lost the love of his life to cancer. This is the eulogy he never wanted to give.

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Shining a light on forgotten cancers

Monday 13 May 2019

Victorian research into low survival cancers is receiving additional funding – including a world-first lung cancer project announced in March.

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Introducing the researchers you're funding

Monday 18 March 2019
Thanks to your support, $3 million has been allocated to 11 new world-class research projects in Victoria this year.
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Australia set to eliminate cervical cancer

Wednesday 6 March 2019

This amazing breakthrough is thanks to people like you. You’ve funded life-saving cancer research that’s enabled researchers to find better ways to prevent cervical cancer.  

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Using our immune system to overcome cancer

Friday 22 February 2019

Professor Philip Darcy and Dr Paul Beavis are at the forefront of a new form of cancer treatment.

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Holding the cards to reducing cancer risk

Thursday 21 February 2019

Cancer Council is working in partnership with world leading researchers to reduce the impact of cancer on our community.

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Tackling bowel cancer on a national scale

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world with around 1 in 13 Australians developing bowel cancer during their lifetime.

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The tiny discovery that had a big impact on cancer research

Wednesday 20 February 2019

A discovery of a tiny new structure in human cells has led to promising new research into the causes and treatment of breast cancer.

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Driving research discovery in childhood cancer

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Professor Joanne Aitken leads the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry, a critical Australian research tool driving major cancer research.

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