Researchers develop novel approach for design of drugs to treat breast cancer

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Griffith University researchers have discovered a novel approach that could lead to the personalised design of anticancer drugs that resist metastasis (tumour spread) in triple-negative breast cancer. Traditional chemotherapy includes metal-based drugs like Cisplatin, commonly used to treat breast and ovarian cancers. However, many of these traditional chemotherapies have severe side effects and cancers treated […]

Community partnership raises more than $30,000 to fight breast cancer

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A community partnership between Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and Sanctuary Cove precinct has raised $31,299 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to aid vital breast cancer research. A series of pink-themed events and promotions across the month of October were hosted by the Sanctuary Cove precinct to raise funds and awareness for the devastating disease, […]

Community partnership to support breast cancer research

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Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics is joining forces with the Sanctuary Cove precinct this October in a community partnership to raise funds to support vital breast cancer research. The Institute for Glycomics is home to the Australian Centre for Cancer Glycomics (A2CG), a unique national resource dedicated to cancer glycomics research. “Our unique research approach […]

Fighting resistant breast cancer

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There is new hope in the fight against resistant forms of breast cancer as Griffith Health Institute (GHI) research aims to target the disease with novel anti-cancer agents. Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the breast grow in an uncontrolled way. In 2009, breast cancer was the most common cancer in Australian women (excluding nonmelanoma skin cancer), […]