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Research to Beat Skin Cancer and Multiple Myeloma

Thanks to your generous support, Dr Lisa Ebert, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) is pursuing vital research on two heartbreaking cancers affecting thousands of Australians each year – multiple myeloma and melanoma. read more

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Striving for Impact in Cancer Research

Associate Professor Simon Conn wants to have an impact on the lives of others. His first step? Save the life of one person through his groundbreaking cancer research currently underway thanks to your generous support of the RAH Research Fund. read more

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Lillies for Leukemia

The Lillies for Leukemia group have been a major supporter of the RAH Research Fund and we are so thankful for their ongoing support. read more

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Fulfilling her Daughter’s Wishes

When diagnosed with ovarian cancer 12 days prior to her 30th birthday Kylie Anne Jaensch was determined to fight the disease head on. By her side every step of the way was her loving mother Anne Russell, who is now fulfilling the wishes Kylie left behind to help others suffering from cancer in the future. read more

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Pancreatic Cancer Research Given a Boost by the Vietnamese Community

We are constantly amazed by the generosity of our community and the local Vietnamese community is no exception. Recently holding a fundraising dinner for research into pancreatic cancer, the group raised an incredible amount of $42,302 for two research projects coordinated by Associate Professor Nam Nguyen, Gastroenterologist at the RAH. read more

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Could Tiny Genes Stop the Spread of Breast Cancer?

Imagine the impact for breast cancer sufferers if doctors and scientists knew how to stop the spread of this potentially deadly disease. Thanks to your support of the RAH Research Fund, researcher Dr Cameron Bracken is in the third year of his Florey Fellowship, enabling him to investigate why breast cancer is able to metastasise (spread) to other parts of the body. read more

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In Memory of Leeanne

Maxine Norton has high hopes for a world free of the heartbreak caused by cancer. At 90 years old, Maxine has been a supporter of the RAH Research Fund since 2007, making donations in memory of her much-loved eldest daughter, Leeanne. read more

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World First Project Gives Hope to Prostate Cancer

Your generous support of world-class research through the RAH Research Fund is providing a boost to research undertaken by Professor Gary Wittert, who is playing a key role in the fight against prostate cancer, a heartbreaking disease impacting the lives of one in five Australian men. read more