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OPINION: Surgeons often decide to perform procedures because that’s what’s usually done, it’s what they’re taught, it sounds logical or it fits with observations from their own practice.


Image - Surgery isn’t always the best option, and the decision shouldn’t just lie with the doctor

UNSW has received a total of $16.6 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding for projects to commence in 2017.

The grants include a $2.5 million Centre for...

Image - $16.6 million in new NHMRC funding

Eleven UNSW researchers have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS), the most of any institution Australia-wide.

The group was among 50...

Image - UNSW researchers join Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

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


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