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Latest news: Cancer research

Give the gift of research, support and hope this Mother’s Day

Canberrans will join the Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday 12 May to show their support and raise funds for women facing breast cancer.

Mother’s Day Classic embraces breast and ovarian cancer research

Raising funds for breast cancer research since its inception in 1998, this year’s Mother’s Day Classic will for the first time give participants an option to also support ovarian cancer research.

Pink Hope Canberra High Tea & Fashion Parade raises hope

The Pink Hope Canberra High Tea was held on Saturday 2 March at the National Museum of Australia - an afternoon of delicious food, lots of laughter and plenty of prizes while supporting a preventative health charity focused on those who carry hereditary cancer risk.

Canberra region father and son take on Tour de Cure

In the spirit of doing what you can to help, Andrew and Caleb Gersbach are about to embark on the Tour de Cure, a mammoth 14,000km bike ride.

ANU: Breakthrough in bowel cancer treatment

By activating a protein in the immune system, bowel cancer cells can be kept dormant, ANU scientists believe.

Pancreatic cancer now classed as common cancer in Australia

More Australians than ever before will be claimed by pancreatic cancer – a disease that is now, for the first time, acknowledged to be a common cancer, new research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare suggests.

ANU scientists establish Canberra’s first brain cancer biobank

ANU researchers have established Canberra’s first Brain Cancer Biobank with an ACT Health Research Innovation Fund grant.

Hope blooms as Daffodil Day funds cancer research

Daffodil Day, on Thursday 31 August, is the Cancer Council’s annual fundraising campaign, giving hope to cancer sufferers and their families

Weathering storms to complete Dainere’s rainbow

Help raise funds for Dainere's Rainbow Fund, which provides vital support for research into childhood brain cancer.

Canberrans, have a bomb of a car? Join the rally for cancer research

The Sh!tbox Rally sees beat-up cars hit the road from Newcastle to Townsville to raise funds for cancer research.

Sisters are doing it for the cause: breast cancer research

Sisters Helen Rowcliffe and Diane Wilkinson have a strong family history of breast cancer, with their mum and aunt both dying from the disease.  

New cancer research facility for Canberra

The ACT Government today revealed the designs for a new research facility at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre, Canberra Hospital.