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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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Investigating the Spread of Cancer

Metastasis – the spread of cancers to secondary sites in the body is the main cause of death in many types of cancers including breast cancer. In a bid to determine ways to stop this spread and ultimately reduce the numbers of lives lost, Adelaide researchers are looking closely at a protein in the body, which has been found to be mutated in many of the common cancers. read more