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The Big Picture

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Rare Cancers

May 13, 2016

Should our new understanding of how cancers develop mean we should change the way The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) registers cancer drugs?

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April 7, 2016

Chemotherapy is the use of chemical drugs to treat cancer. It is used either to shrink cancers before surgery or to mop up cancer cells left behind after surgery.

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January 15, 2016

Scientists from Australia and the UK have created a “biosensor mouse”, which enables them to watch pancreatic cancer cells begin to “unzip” from each other in real time.

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July 1, 2015

Cancer cells play it dirty to get what they want. They are survival artists with a strong criminal streak. They surround themselves with a protective shield of extra-cellular material and then secure supply lines by attracting new blood vessels.

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