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The Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Medicines and Ageing is a multi-disciplinary collaboration between highly dedicated and internationally recognised researchers from the University of Sydney, Australian National University, the Sax Institute, University of Western Australia, University of...
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In January 2015 The Australian newspaper ran with the headline 'Health eyes $15bn payoff from war on waste', outlining; "Ten per cent of all health expenditure and as much as $15 billion a year could be saved through a concerted effort to reduce wasteful programs, marginal treatments and avoidable...
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Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) is a diagnosis used to describe patients with metastatic cancer with no identifiable primary site of origin at the time of presentation. CUP is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in NSW, but little is known about its risk factors or management. We will...
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We are estimating and comparing the population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer in Australia by applying our recently published PAF measure and program to data from established large-scale Australian cohort studies linked to national cancer and death registries (relative risk estimates)...
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Follicular lymphoma is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adults. The environmental and genetic factors that influence the susceptibility of this cancer are not completely understood. This is a large-scale population-based family case-control study of follicular lymphoma in NSW...
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Multiple Myeloma (MM) is a B-cell malignancy morphologically characterized by a monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow. The causes of MM are poorly understood and its prognosis is poor. Our over arching research question is 'are there lifestyle-related (potentially modifiable)...
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Glioma is the most common type of brain cancer. It is extremely aggressive and yet understudied. We are conducting a family case-control study of glioma in Australia. We will (i) investigate the genetic basis of this malignancy; (ii) estimate associations with established and new environmental,...
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We are collaborating on a number of international pooled analyses being conducted under the auspices of the International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph). We have provided epidemiological data and germline DNA on people with and without non-Hodgkin lymphoma to help interrogate the...

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