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Building pancreatic cancer awareness

The GI Cancer Institute has made a hefty contribution to public awareness during November 2014 – International Pancreatic …

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Mathematician defies cancer odds

After a lifetime of only minor health problems, Ian Lisle’s life was turned upside down in 2010 when …

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Rectal cancer surgery trial full

A world-leading GI Cancer Institute clinical trial on the use of less invasive surgery in the treatment of …

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Zeps: We treat cancer as a whole

Leading Western Australian GI cancer researcher Professor Nik Zeps has told an international TV audience more support is …

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Survivor speaks out

Jilli Blackler is a GI cancer survivor and an inspiration. A speaker on Survivorship at our Engage Community …

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Pancreatic cancer drug available on PBS

Pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane® (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) is now available under subsidy on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), …

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Vivo gets Gutsy for GI cancer

Sydney’s award-winning VIVO Café is getting serious about fighting gastro-intestinal (“GI”) cancer – holding its second Gutsy Challenge …

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Consumer Advisory Panel: call for Expressions of Interest

The Australasian Gastro‐Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG) is seeking expressions of interest from people affected by gastro‐intestinal cancer (survivors/patients/carers/family) …

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Couple’s festive thanks for cancer research

Grant and Branka Baker are an inspirational couple – and as the holiday festive season approaches, they’ll be …

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Oesophageal cancer: DNA breakthrough

An abnormality in DNA shared by some oesophageal cancer patients discovered by Queensland researchers could be an important …

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