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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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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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A Promising Protein to Target Lung Cancer – Thanks to You!

Can you imagine a world free of the heartbreak from lung cancer? Thanks to your support of the RAH Research Fund, researchers are paving the way in this area, determined to find new ways to treat and ultimately beat this devastating disease. Medical Oncologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Professor Michael Brown is one of these researchers. 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