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New funding brings hope to Western Sydney cancer patients
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New funding brings hope to Western Sydney cancer patients

Westmead cancer researchers have been granted almost $7.5 million of NSW Government funding to support groundbreaking cancer research, including renewed support for a multi-disciplinary bench-to-bedside translational cancer research centre. Read More
5M cancer research grant helps beat melanoma
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5M cancer research grant helps beat melanoma

Speaking at the official opening of the laboratories in Sydney today, the Institute’s co-director of cancer research, Professor Graham Mann, said that thanks to the generosity of many Australians, melanoma researchers and clinicians working at The Westmead Institute are becoming global leaders in skin cancer research. Read More
Australia to tackle melanoma with $14m research program
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Australia to tackle melanoma with $14m research program

Melanoma researchers at the Westmead Millennium Institute will share in more than $14 million in funding for a national program to study the molecular determinants of risk, progression and treatment response in melanoma. Read More
Giving Hope: Melanoma
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Giving Hope: Melanoma

Linda Seaman was diagnosed with her first melanoma at age 13. At age 28, another melanoma was found, this time on her scalp. Read More
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Sun and genetics major factors in Melanoma Risk

As large parts of Australia brace themselves for a Christmas heatwave, medical scientists are warning some people have a much higher than average chance of developing a deadly melanoma skin cancer as a result of sun exposure, genes or both. Read More
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Obesity-related gene also increases risk of melanoma

Medical researchers in Australia have shown that a gene known to have a strong connection to obesity and other bodyweight related health issues also increases the risk of suffering from melanoma. Read More
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Melanoma Nature Mutant Gene boosts melanoma risk

Australian researchers have discovered that about 200,000 Australians carry a mutant gene that increases their melanoma risk. Read More