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09 May 2024

Early onset bowel cancer on the rise

There’s a fresh call for a lowering of the bowel cancer screening age in Aotearo...

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01 May 2024

Otago awarded prestigious PM's science prize

The University of Otago’s HDGC Research Group has received the Te Pūiaki Putaiao...

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01 Mar 2024

Diermeier Lab awarded grant from RNA research platform

A research team led by Otago Biochemistry’s Dr Sarah Diermeier has just been awa...

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08 Feb 2024

“Check Your Boobs” says Surveying academic

In early 2022, Emily Tidey found a lump on her breast. Following a mastectomy an...

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30 Nov 2023

Another major award for 'role model'

In what’s proving to be a stellar year for recognition of her commitment and ded...

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14 Nov 2023

Rapid rise of endometrial cancer in Aotearoa

Healthcare professionals are concerned about the management of endometrial cance...

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01 Nov 2023

Helen Morrin receives award for cancer research

After more than two decades as the Curator of Otago University’s He Taonga Tapu...

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04 Aug 2023

Screening age needs to be lowered to combat ‘epidemic’

New Zealand needs to lower the screening age for colorectal cancer if it wants t...

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02 Aug 2023

Continuity of care needed from the ‘front of the pathway’ to the back

After undergoing cancer treatment, many survivors deal with a range of psycho-so...

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27 Jun 2023

DNA discovery may assist in fight against aggressive cancer

In a significant development in the fight against fatal cancers, University of O...

27 Jun 2023

New psychedelic-assisted therapy trial aims to help cancer patients

Finding a way to help terminal cancer patients struggling with depressive though...

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24 May 2023

3D bioprinting research set to revolutionise breast reconstruction

Innovative Otago research could help reconstruct breast tissue that cancer patie...

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