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…the skin.” class=”glossaryLink”>Basal and Squamous cell skin cancers were not included in the comparisons of cancer types. This is because the <a href=”https://cancerqld.org.au/glossary/basalcell-carcinoma-bcc/” data-cmtooltip=”A type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells of the top layer (epidermis) of…

News: Clinical trial funding set to save cancer patients from fatal infections

…Yap The University of Queensland Down-regulation of RhoA signaling mediates HGF/MET-induced tumour progression Dr James Wells The University of Queensland Memory CD8+ T-cell function in squamous cell carcinoma Dr Siok-Keen Tey QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute Treatment of chronic graft-versus-host…

News: Volunteer Voice August

…of fructose in liver cancer Principle researcher: Dr Lionel Hebbard Co-chief investigators: Professor Jacob George Associate Professor: Liang Qiao Project location: Molecular and Cell Biology, James Cook University Project outline: Liver cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for 1800 deaths…

News: Adding spice to improve chemotherapy symptoms

…Down-regulation of RhoA signaling mediates HGF/MET-induced tumour progression   Dr James Wells The University of Queensland   Memory CD8+ T-cell function in squamous cell carcinoma Dr Siok-Keen Tey QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute   Treatment of chronic graft-versus-host disease with…

News: Researchers strive to shine light on thin skin cancers

…between cytokines and intestinal dysbiosis following stem cell transplantation Prof Alpha Yap The University of Queensland   Down-regulation of RhoA signaling mediates HGF/MET-induced tumour progression   Dr James Wells The University of Queensland   Memory CD8+ T-cell function in squamous…

News: Volunteer Voice July

…use of regulatory T-cell (Treg) infusion to treat chronic GVHD. Our study will be unique because we will ‘gene-mark’ the Treg cells before infusion. This allows us to track the fate of the Treg cells after infusion and investigate the…

News: Video Intervention May Save Most at Risk of Melanoma

…period, skin lesions were discovered that required some form of management. “Two melanomas, 29 squamous cell carcinomas and 38 basal cell carcinomas were diagnosed, with a higher proportion of skin cancers diagnosed in the group undertaking video intervention. “We believe…

Kidney cancer

Fever (not caused by a cold or flu) Cancer can affect the amount of hormones produced by the kidneys and this may lead to a low red blood cell count (anaemia), a high red blood cell count (polycythaemia) or high…

News: CCQ helps to fund breast cancer breakthrough

…investigation found that RORγ is crucial for patient survival because it suppresses the genetic pathways that control cancer formation, cell movement, and invasion, and allow tumours to spread. RORγ also controls cell growth and promotes DNA repair, which removes the…