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  • Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes

    Thu 26, Oct 2017 This is the finding of a multicenter study of ovarian cancer genetics led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health,

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  • Vulvar cancer on the rise in Australian women: new research

    Fri 06, Oct 2017 A new study by Cancer Council NSW and UNSW Sydney found that rates of vulvar cancer have been increasing significantly from the late 1980s to the mid-2000s. The researchers looked at vulvar cancer incidence data across 13 high-income countries, and found that the overall increase was driven by a substantial rise of cases in women under 60 years of age.

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  • Professor Hacker AM explains research grants

    Fri 06, Oct 2017 During a recent visit from the Way in Network, Professor Neville Hacker explained how medical research is funded and why it's important that charities, focussed on women, support medical research focussed on women.

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  • Update on research: Low grade serous carcinoma an ovarian cancer

    Fri 06, Oct 2017 My fellowship centres on the genomic analysis of ovarian cancer patients with low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), a subtype that tends to occur in younger women and does not respond to current standard chemotherapy.

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  • Cindy Sullivan Race Day Success

    Mon 07, Aug 2017 The AGCF Annual Race honoured Cindy Sullivan and her family this year at the Randwick Turf Club. The day was a sensational success with more than 600 attendees raising $190,000 for research into better treatments and cures for gynae cancers.

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  • First Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant Announced

    Fri 04, Aug 2017 The AGCF is pleased to announce that Dr Dane Cheasley from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, was selected as the successful applicant for the AGCF and Way in Network Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award 2017 – AGCF’s first Postdoctoral Fellowship grant.

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  • The Way In Network visits Dr Dane Cheasley

    Fri 10, Nov 2017 During a recent visit to Melbourne, the beautiful ladies from the Way in Network visited Dr Dane Cheasley at his research lab at the Peter Macallum Cancer Centre. It's great to see the interest these ladies take in the research fellowship they helped to fund.

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  • Dunmore Lang College supports AGCF

    Mon 09, Oct 2017 Phoebe Gilbert and her mates at Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University ran an opportunity shop and raised $1100 for women's cancer research. Well done guys, the future is in your hands.

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  • Information Day Canrevive and AGCF on women's cancers

    Mon 09, Oct 2017 Thank you CanRevive President @Eric Yeung and your hard working team of volunteers and field staff for bringing a great day of information regarding cancer to so many Aussies of Chinese heritage.

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  • ENDOMETRIAL CANCER KEYHOLE SURGERY COMPARED TO OPEN OPERATION

    Mon 09, Oct 2017 Endometrial cancer is increasing in incidence, because it is more common in obese patients, and the incidence of obesity in the Australian community is increasing. Treatment involves surgical removal of uterus (hysterectomy), tubes and ovaries, and in high-risk cases, pelvic lymph nodes.

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  • Dr Dane Cheasley awarded research fellowship

    Fri 06, Oct 2017 The Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) is pleased to announce that Dr Dane Cheasley from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, was selected as the successful applicant for the AGCF and Way in Network Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award 2017 – AGCF’s first Postdoctoral Fellowship grant.

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  • AGCF Fellowship Grant

    Thu 21, Sep 2017 AGCF has formed a partnership with the well established charitable foundation, the Way In Network, to create a new post-doctoral fellowship to support a research project aligned to the AGCF priorities.

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  • Cervical Cancer Screening by Anyone Anywhere

    Fri 04, Aug 2017 Scientists at Duke University have developed a handheld colposcope that can be used for cervical screening. The slender wand can be attached to a smartphone or laptop to display images of the cervix.

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