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  • Free Cancer Research Event | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    THE QUEST FOR IMPROVED CANCER TREATMENTS FROM LAB BENCH TO BEDSIDE TO BETTER CARE , AMRF recently hosted a free public lecture about how drugs and treatments reach the cancer patients who need them Learn more about cancer research Sign up for the latest news In New Zealand this year, around 21,000 people will be diagnosed with a serious cancer and around 8,000 of those will die from their disease within five In the last 40 year period across all cancers, the rates of long term cancer survival over ten years

  • I am curious | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    test determine if a cancer patient will respond to treatment? It’s been shown to work really well for lung cancer. ​ crossed its applicable to other cancers.” Ten per cent of all registered cancers each year are melanoma and it's the third most common cancer type The treatments re-awaken the body's immune system to then attack the cancer.

  • Online events | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    ONLINE EVENT RESEARCHING THE LINK BETWEEN CANCER AND OBESITY Online event – watch free online 7 April preventative medication to combat breast cancer caused by the BRCA1 mutation, and also identified a special type of immune cell that supports the growth of breast cancer within tumours. ​ She will collect breast cancer samples from New Zealand women and investigate the link between breast cancer and obesity. ​

  • Glioblastoma fundraising | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    Help the Francis, Cawood, Crawshaw & Lind families raise funds to support brain cancer research Click to donate now Musical Theatre Fundraiser Nov 4 in Christchurch Cancer is a grief that unites us. Cancer steals. It takes away future memories, hugs and laughter that you assumed were guaranteed. Raising money for brain cancer research is so much more than just donating. Many people have lost loved ones to cancer, including us, or have loved ones battling this disease.

  • Tour Aotearoa for Cancer Research | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    Tour Aotearoa for Cancer Research Cyclists spin their wheels to raise funds for cancer research AMRF friends, Tom Burgess and Chris Bird, know how it feels to lose loved family members to cancer. ​ “I’m pledging all funds raised to AMRF and the cancer research they enable. This includes audiology conditions, neurological issues such as dementia and Parkinson's disease, cancers

  • Events | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    Watch now 29 Nov 23 Stroke: Recovery, Rehabilitation and Robotics Watch now 6 Sep 23 The latest in cancer memory Watch Now 6 July 22 The ageing brain: Early onset dementia Watch Now 7 Apr 22 Why high BMI fuels cancer growth Watch Now 13 Jul 21 The quest for improved cancer treatments Watch Now 14 Apr 21 Achieving independence

  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    Families rally behind AMRF, giving hope to others after losing loved ones to brain cancers Breakthrough Funding: Pioneering Endometrial Cancer Research Receives Major Grant Who decides what research should

  • Fellowships Scholarships | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    : A NOVEL 3D ORGANOID MODEL TO STUDY CANCER-ADIPOCYTE CROSSTALK ($221,964 - 1 year) 1421001-1 (One year However, due to a lack of laboratory models that can successfully mimic the interaction between cancer growth, offering a specialised therapy for breast cancer patients at risk of adipose-mediated effects The Organoids are also themselves a valuable new tool for cancer researchers in New Zealand, and could CANCER-ADIPOCYTE CROSSTALK ($407,591 - 2 years) 1421001 2021 Dr Emma Nolan Auckland Cancer Society Research

  • Bequests | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    BEV OLSEN, CANCER PATIENT “As a Stage 4 Lung Cancer patient myself, the extra time (alongside superb

  • Project Grants | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    By stimulating the patient’s immune cells to fight cancer cells, immunotherapy can cure cancer. and breast cancer. Bowel cancer and lung cancer are the two highest causes of cancer death in New Zealand, with almost 3000 Cancer is a long-term disease. for cancer patients.

  • I am curious | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    I'm curious to see if we can improve outcomes for brain cancer patients 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. ​

  • Why Is It Important? | Auckland Medical Research Foundation

    It’s hard to imagine what our lives would be like without vaccinations, organ transplants, cancer treatments roller-coaster for the Elliot family, facing all of the physical, emotional and financial challenges that a cancer

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