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World-first centre celebrates 10 years of advancing law to stop cancer

Friday 1 April 2022

A decade after launching as the only centre of its kind in the world, the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer continues to have global impact shaping laws that prevent cancer and protect people affected by it.

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State-of-the-art chair to be a game-changer in radiation treatment

Tuesday 15 March 2022

Soon cancer patients will receive radiotherapy in a more comfortable position as part of a new Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre project funded through Cancer Council Victoria’s Grants-in-Aid research grants program.

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Discovering new approaches to treating incurable childhood cancers

Thursday 10 February 2022

Genome sequencing – the technical ability to read the mutations in cancer cells – has revealed the broad range of mutations that drive paediatric cancers. 

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One gift saved 20 million lives

George Frederick Carden imagined a future where there was a cure for cancer when he bequeathed 70,000 pounds (about $5 million in today’s money) back in 1945.

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Increased biobank funding will deliver more cancer breakthroughs

Wednesday 13 October 2021

The Victorian Cancer Biobank has received $6 million in funding to continue its vital work over the next three years. This funding will improve the lives of people facing cancer.

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Getting the jab is helping people with cancer take back control

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Our new research of more than 1,500 people diagnosed with cancer reveals the vast majority are getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

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New research shows furry friends support mental health in people with cancer

Friday 1 October 2021

Owning a pet may help increase the wellbeing of people affected by cancer, new Cancer Council SA research finds.

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Six-million-dollar funding boost for Victorian Cancer Biobank to continue vital research

Wednesday 29 September 2021

The Victorian Cancer Biobank has been given $6 million in Victorian Government funding, through the Victorian Cancer Agency, for its vital work over the next three years.

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Big leaps being made against blood cancers

Thursday 2 September 2021

Blood cancers have long been considered among the ‘forgotten cancers.’ But a growing body of research is offering hope to thousands of people in Australia.

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