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  • The quest for improved cancer treatments

    . 10-year cancer survival rates (1972-2011) Here is a representation of cancer survival in New Zealand Hallmarks of cancer Our area of expertise is drug development and we are looking at cancer as a disease cancer cell cancer tumours are not simply groups of cells of all the same evolution. The four pillars of cancer treatment Certainly when we come and look at the pillars of cancer treatment or bowel cancers at different stages.

  • Breakthrough Funding: Pioneering Endometrial Cancer Research Receives Major Grant

    Funding Grant Awarded for Endometrial Cancer Research The Equity Team within Service Improvement and Ora Auckland - Waitematā has successfully secured a $174,834 project grant for pioneering endometrial cancer While endometrial cancer incidence has been rising internationally, Aotearoa has observed even more rapid Endometrial cancer related mortality is now also the most significant contributor to the life expectancy It will form part of a broader endometrial cancer work programme, Pacific Health Pipeline, which the

  • Predicting Cardiovascular Risks in Cancer Patients

    With a deep-seated passion for improving quality of life and outcomes for cancer patients, Professor Currently that means 95,000 cancer survivors live in NZ. Apart from cancer, the greatest risk to these patients is cardiovascular disease. CVD risks are important in good-prognosis cancer patients; many will survive their cancer but suffer care for patients, their whānau, friends and communities affected by cancer.”

  • Are you curious about the future of cancer treatment? Learn from the researchers at the forefront.

    understanding of the genetics of cancer and looking at the changes that occur in the genome of cancer cancers. inherited cancer syndromes. In the context of cancer, I'm particularly interested in cancer chemotherapy. patients with cancer.

  • Striving to Improve Cancer Treatment

    The first question people ask when given the news that they have cancer is usually “how long have I got If they have a GBM brain cancer the answer can be even more devastating. Having seen her aunt’s battle with cancer rob her of her quality of life in just a few months after detection This is quite rapid compared to a lot of other types of cancers,” Zoe reveals.

  • Medicinal chemists make & fire the magic bullet against cancer

    including: Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble's extensive work to create a magic bullet against cancer want to make a meaningful impact, like Tom and Chris who will cycle Tour Aotearoa to raise funds for cancer

  • Men's health month: Prostate cancer research

    Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy diagnosed in New Zealand men. Ethnic disparities in outcomes are well documented for prostate cancer, and despite the fact that Māori The New Zealand Ministry of Health (MOH) published guidelines for prostate cancer management in September "I'm developing a New Zealand-specific prostate cancer risk calculator, which accounts for the ethnic this is frequently a manageable cancer, with timely diagnosis.

  • Families rally behind AMRF, giving hope to others after losing loved ones to brain cancers

    effort in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and a musical theatre gala evening raise funds for brain cancer the dedication of a group of families afflicted by the same devastation of losing loved ones to brain cancers to find out more about how you can contribute to medical research, like neuroscience, heart health, cancer

  • Emerging researcher returning to New Zealand to find link between breast cancer & obesity

    Auckland with an AMRF Douglas Goodfellow Repatriation Fellowship to enable her to establish a breast cancer

  • Who decides what research should be funded?

    to find out more about how you can contribute to medical research, like neuroscience, heart health, cancer

  • Calling all musical theatre enthusiasts! One night only...

    A Night On Broadway: A Concert in support of Auckland Medical Research Foundation's work with brain cancer Brain cancer has destroyed so many families within our community. Glioblastoma is one of the most aggressive brain cancers, with a shocking life expectancy. Click here to learn more about the Cawood family, their friends and their connection to brain cancer

  • Kiwi experts shining light on skin cancer

    It is also the time of year when we are much more susceptible to skin cancer through sun damage. people will die from what medical researcher Dr Cherie Blenkiron describes as “an uncommon form of skin cancer memory of their brother, and more of this type of funding is needed to improve outcomes for people with cancer The research we do could be transferable to other cancers as well as significantly benefitting MCC patients

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