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A ‘world first’ clinical trial to assess whether medicinal cannabis can enhance the quality of life for patients with advanced cancer will begin enrolling its first patients in the coming months...

Image - Medicinal cannabis trial to enrol first patients soon

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.   

UNSW Associate...

Image - UNSW researchers top the state in cancer grants

UNSW's Professor Minoti Apte has been honoured at the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research for her work on pancreatic cancer.

Professor Apte received the Professor Rob...

Image - Pancreatic cancer researcher honoured with NSW Premier’s Award

The largest systematic review of the care of elderly patients hospitalised at the end of their life has found more than a third received invasive and potentially harmful medical treatments.

Image - Global analysis finds unnecessary end-of-life treatment in hospitals is widespread

Researchers at UNSW Australia are seeking volunteers who have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (i.e. chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves) as a treatment for cancer to complete an...


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