A Closer Look at Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma (OAC)
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11M ago
A Closer Look at Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma We talk to Cure Cancer grant recipient Dr Lauren Aoude to learn more about oesophageal adenocarcinoma, her work in this space, and the exciting breakthroughs that collaborations with other researchers make possible. By Emily Usher | 24 April 2023 First things first… what exactly is Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma? “The oesophagus is often referred to as the ‘food pipe,” explains two-time Cure Cancer grant recipient, Dr Lauren Aoude. “It’s a muscular tube in the digestive system, connecting the mouth to the stomach. You may have also heard it referred to a ..read more
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Play to Win and Help Fight Cancer!
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by Guest User
11M ago
Play to Win and Help Fight Cancer! We’re so excited to be bringing a series of esports leagues to high schools across Australia, thanks to our partnership with the Australian Esports League. All that’s left is for you to join us… By Emily Usher | 30 March 2023 Registrations for the Acer High School Cup are open and for every student who signs up to join the High School League, the Australian Esports League will be donating $2 to Cure Cancer. When it comes to strong ties with charitable gaming communities, Cure Cancer is already ahead of the curve. Joining forces with Australia’s leading espor ..read more
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‘It's how we can all work and learn together’: iSISTAQUIT’s mission to Close the Gap
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by Sylvia Lee
1y ago
‘It's how we can all work and learn together’: iSISTAQUIT’s mission to Close the Gap  For National Close the Gap Day, we spoke to Cure Cancer alumna Professor Gillian Gould and Rebecca Hyland about a smoking cessation program for pregnant First Nations smokers.  By Sylvia Lee | 16 March 2023 iSISTAQUIT is an evidence-based smoking cessation project for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. (Supplied: iSISTAQUIT) Since 2007, the Close the Gap social justice campaign has been striving to close the gap in long-term health outcomes and life expectancy between Aboriginal ..read more
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What women in science need to succeed
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by Alexandra Lapa
1y ago
What women in science need to succeed The UN highlights the crucial role of women in science, yet what do female researchers truly require to succeed and thrive in their field? By Alexandra Lapa | 3 March 2023 A career in research is not for the faint of heart as it requires dedication, long working hours, and always worrying about when your next funding will be. Unfortunately, it’s also an extremely competitive field where women are often overlooked for big grants and those who are early in their career are less likely to secure one. UNESCO’s latest Science Report states that only 33% of res ..read more
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6 Ways to Make a Difference on Random Acts of Kindness Day
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by Guest User
1y ago
6 Ways to Make a Difference on Random Acts of Kindness Day My hope is that we develop enough courage to develop courage. To try to have, try to learn to treat each other fairly, with generosity and kindness. – Maya Angelou By Emily Usher | 13 February 2023 These days, the world around us can seem overwhelming. It’s easy to feel helpless when faced with a seemingly never-ending bad news cycle, but the truth is, we all have the power to make things just a little bit better. How? It’s simple. Just be kind. 17th February 2023 marks Random Acts of Kindness Day, so why not take the opportunity to s ..read more
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Celebrating Cure Cancer’s 2022 Milestones in Cancer Research
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by Clarisse Tamayao
1y ago
Celebrating Cure Cancer’s 2022 Milestones in Cancer Research This World Cancer Day, we are reminded of the importance of understanding cancer and addressing the gaps in knowledge so that early detection, treatments, and survival rates for cancer may improve.  By Alexandra Lapa | 31 January 2023 Our core mission at Cure Cancer is to champion research projects with the best possible chance of finding a cure and to fund emerging researchers who are pioneering the development of ground-breaking ideas. We are incredibly proud of our 2022 research cohort, who work tirelessly to make our missio ..read more
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A Tribute to Eleanor
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by Guest User
1y ago
A Tribute to Eleanor Last month, we said goodbye to Cure Cancer supporter, Eleanor Kiri McCleave. Today, we remember her countless achievements and pay tribute to the extraordinary legacy she leaves behind. By Emily Usher | 16 December 2022 Many of you will remember reading about our incredible Cure Cancer supporter, Eleanor McCleave, whose friends held a gala in her honour in Perth, raising an incredible $35,000 to fund life-saving cancer research with Cure Cancer. We are heartbroken to share the news that 26-year-old Eleanor’s own brain cancer journey came to an end last month. Having ..read more
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‘It saved my life’: Cancer survivor & advocate Sarah Lukeman shares her rare leukaemia experience
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by Sylvia Lee
1y ago
‘It saved my life’: Sarah Lukeman shares her rare leukaemia Story We spoke to blood cancer survivor Sarah Lukeman about her cancer advocacy and journey with a rare form of leukaemia called acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APML). By Sylvia Lee | 16 December 2022 Sarah with her daughters in 2006 (left) and 2022 (right). It was the moment that changed everything.  16 years ago, Carnarvon mum and chemical engineer Sarah Lukeman received a shock diagnosis of acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APML) at 38 years old.  This was devastating news to her young family. Her daughters were only 4 and 6 ..read more
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5 mindful ways to give this Christmas
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by Alexandra Lapa
1y ago
5 mindful ways to give this christmas 12 December 2022 Is gift giving your love language? You’re not alone. According to a national report conducted by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), over 85% of Australians enjoy giving gifts more than receiving them. In fact, the same report stated that Australians spend A$19.8 billion on gifts each year. That’s a massive amount of money!  If gift-giving sparks joy, we’re here to tell you that there are other ways of giving this Christmas without burning a hole in your pocket. Here are five easy and mindful ways to give gifts that ..read more
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It’s Time to End Lung Cancer Stigma for Good
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by Sylvia Lee
1y ago
It’s Time to End Lung Cancer Stigma for Good This Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we’re talking about the importance of de-stigmatising lung cancer and challenging the assumption that it is a smoker’s disease as non-smoker diagnoses rise globally.  By Sylvia Lee | 23 November 2022 In Australia, an estimated 14,529 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer, the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer, by the end of this year.(1) The 5-year survival rate of 19% for all lung cancers means that just 1 in 5 people will survive the first 5 years following their diagnosis.(2)  Despite its status ..read more
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