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Game-changing class of immunotherapy drugs lengthens melanoma survival rates

23 April 2020

Bianca Nogrady

A transformative treatment is giving hope to some patients with metastatic skin cancers.

Worth the cost? A closer look at the da Vinci robot’s impact on prostate cancer surgery

23 April 2020

Bec Crew

The da Vinci robotic system has become the ubiquitous method for prostate removal, but its cost and long-term outcomes for patients are raising questions.

Surviving cancer at all costs

23 April 2020

Catherine Armitage

Scientists are nudging the dial on some types of cancer more than others, but it’s fair to ask whether research is delivering value for money.

A global drive to eliminate cervical cancer

23 April 2020

Sarah DeWeerdt

Vaccination is picking up where screening left off to reduce the incidence of one of the most common cancers in women.

Three researchers who are coming at cancer from all angles

22 April 2020

Sarah DeWeerdt, Mark Zastrow & Gemma Conroy

The search for disease mechanisms and treatments is one of the biggest collaborative efforts in science. These researchers are significant contributors.