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New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Mark Hughes Foundation awards innovation in brain cancer

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Five highly innovative brain cancer research projects have received over $725,000 in funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) following a nationwide call-out and scientific review by experts in the field.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.

Pink Frangipani Ball blossoms hope for breast cancer patients

Pink Frangipani Ball blossoms hope for breast cancer patients

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Current chemotherapy and radiation treatment options for breast cancer patients are grueling, and not all patients see positive results, however with funding raised from the 2018 Pink Frangipani Ball, Dr Nikki Verrills and her research team hope to develop revolutionary new therapies.

Two new pathways expand the horizon for cancer research

Two new pathways expand the horizon for cancer research

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Until now, global cancer research has focused on two per cent of the human genome that make proteins. However, break-through research at the University of Newcastle has established exciting possibilities with genes that were previously thought to be ‘non-functioning’ in cancer cells, following the discovery of two new pathways that could play a role in cancer treatments.

Health professionals need to work together to help cancer patients quit smoking: new research

Health professionals need to work together to help cancer patients quit smoking: new research

Monday, 30 April 2018

Survey of oncologists highlights evidence-practice gap in smoking cessation care.

Development program puts female researchers at the fore

Development program puts female researchers at the fore

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Fifteen female early and mid-year career researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) will have the opportunity to progress their academic careers with a development program designed to break through gender barriers.