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News: Deadliest skin cancer increases risk of other cancers including prostate, lung

cell carcinoma on record – yet many Queenslanders are unaware the rare cancer even exists. New research* from Cancer Council Queensland, University of Queensland, and Curtin University shows Merkel cell carcinoma occurs both before and after a range of other…

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…cancerous cells including cancer stem cells. It is thought that these cells are responsible for tumour initiation and recurrence. We have identified a cell receptor termed dystroglycan, which keeps brain cancer cells in an aggressive state. We are now investigating…

basal cell carcinoma (BCC)

A type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells of the top layer (epidermis) of the skin.

basal cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis).

non-small cell lung cancer

One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….

glandular cell

A type of cell found in the cervical canal (endocervix).

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cell known as a memory CD8+ T-cell within SCC. To do this we will use an innovative new automated quantitative pathology imaging platform that will allow us to quantify CD8 T-cell subsets and associated effector cytokine release in situ. Our…

glial cell

A type of nervous system cell that surrounds and holds neurons in place; nourishes them; and gets rid of dead cells and germs. Also called neuroglia.