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GI cancers lag in research funding

Gastro-intestinal (GI) cancers are among the worst-funded in Australia, compared with their impact in lives lost, a new …

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Bile duct trials offer hope

Support from donors to the GI Cancer Institute is funding our role in key international initiatives to find …

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Grant’s empowered ride

Grant Baker will ride for GI cancer research on October 19 – and wants to empower cancer patients …

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Engage Forum Brisbane 2014

The GI Cancer Institute held its first 2014 Engage Community Forum in Brisbane on August 19 – on …

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GI team’s gutsy bridge run

Our Gutsy Team ran, jogged, walked and staggered across Sydney Harbour Bridge on September 21 to raise money …

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CT scan survey seeks bowel cancer ex-patients

Former bowel and lung cancer patients are being sought for an online survey into most effective ways of …

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World aspirin-bowel study opens in Orange

A landmark worldwide research trial on the role of aspirin in bowel cancer treatment has opened its Australian-New …

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Prediabetes linked with some GI cancers

A review of 16 studies has found that having prediabetes may increase risk of cancers by 15% – …

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Brad gives GI cancer a swift kick

Brad Jones is a gutsy young man on a mission – to, as he puts it, “kick cancer’s …

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Starch variety may counter red meat cancer risk

Eating a kind of starch that acts like fibre may help counter the increased bowel cancer risk of …

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