Dr Orazio Vittorio never expected to be a patient in the same hospital he worked at.
Understanding how chemotherapy-induced nerve damage impacts on the quality of life of Australia’s cancer survivors is the goal of a new survey launched by UNSW.
UNSW researchers working to fast track cancer treatments from the laboratory to the bedside have received major backing in the latest round of funding from The Cancer Institute NSW.
OPINION: Holding a mobile phone to the side of your head may kill you. You've taken one hand off the steering wheel.
Concerns have been raised over the long-term use of nutritional supplements containing chromium, after an Australian research team found the mineral is partially converted into a carcinogenic form when it enters human cells.
OPINION: Few media reports in the health sphere generate as much attention as those with screaming headlines about a new link between food and cancer.
Patients with hard-to-treat tumours could know within six months whether a cancer drug developed by UNSW researchers is more effective than traditional chemotherapy and will allow them to live a relatively normal life during treatment.
For the second year running UNSW researchers have come out on top in the 2016 Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants, winning a combined $1.9 million in funding.
After testing 70 different drugs over 10 years, Australian cancer researchers have discovered a new drug that holds great promise for treating children with an aggressive form of leukaemia.