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Image - Boost for UNSW brain cancer and joint replacement research

Boost for UNSW brain cancer and joint replacement research

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

A clinical trial of a new immunotherapy that will deliver a “toxin bomb” to brain cancer cells was one of two UNSW medical projects to receive funding announced by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt at UNSW on Wednesday.

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Image - New test predicts whether patients with blood cancer respond to therapy

New test predicts whether patients with blood cancer respond to therapy

Monday, 15 January 2018

A new method developed by UNSW Sydney medical researchers offers a way to predict whether patients with the blood condition myelodysplastic syndrome will respond to treatment.

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Study reveals factors that influence participation in bowel cancer screening

Monday, 18 December 2017

A new, Australian-first study by Cancer Council NSW has shed light on the factors that influence whether or not someone participates in bowel cancer screening. The analysis of almost 100,000 people showed that smokers, disadvantaged groups and those with non-English speaking backgrounds were among the groups less likely to access screening.

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Image - Never had a Pap smear? Now there’s a DIY option for you

Never had a Pap smear? Now there’s a DIY option for you

Friday, 1 December 2017

OPINION: This month sees the end of Pap smears every two years for women aged 18-69 and the start of a new screening regime for cervical cancer.

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Streamlined genetic tests and respiratory risks for premature babies

Friday, 24 November 2017

As demand for genetic counselling skyrockets, UNSW researchers are leading a nationwide program to train oncology specialists in how to offer genetic tests to women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. 

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NSW Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Hosted by the Cancer Institute NSW, the Awards honour the achievements of the individuals and teams that work across the cancer research sector to lessen the impact of cancer for the people of NSW.

Congratulations to Professor David Goldstein, Winner of the Professor Rob Sutherland AO Make a Difference Award and Ms Rebecca Poulos, Winner of Rising Star PhD Candidate Award.

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Call for abstracts – UNSW Medicine Learning & Teaching forum 15 November 2017

Friday, 3 November 2017

Call for abstracts – UNSW Medicine Learning & Teaching forum

Medicine’s 2017 Learning & Teaching forum will be held on Friday 1 December from 9am to 2 pm in WW G02 Wallace Wurth Bldg (Kensington).

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POWH Best Teacher Awards 2017

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The Prince of Wales Clinical School is pleased to announce the winners for our annual Best Teacher Awards 2017.

Best Consultant: Dr Arvin Damodaran

Best Registrar: Dr Ben Ng

Best Intern/JMO: Dr Mominah Bhatti

POWCS Teacher of the Year: Dr Ann Marie Bosco

POWCS Award: Dr Ralph Stanford

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Hip fracture research receives Health Services Research Award

Monday, 9 October 2017

A web-based audit of hip fracture care and secondary fracture prevention has been recognised as an important contribution to health services research.

 

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