Cervical screening and a new treatment for blood cancer | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
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This month in the news:

  • Journalist Hannah Story explains how she found out about abnormal cells growing on her cervix – and why it’s not as scary as it sounds.
  • Australia’s first trial of an exciting new therapy for blood cancers will be powered by a collaboration between the University of Sydney, Centenary Institute, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Sydney Catalyst, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, Sydney Cancer Research Network and Sydney Health Partners, according to Mirage News.
  • Cyclists raise money for Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and other cancer charities in the Black Panther ride, an epic ride from the Blue Mountains to Mt Kosciusko.
  • Peter Overton looks back on his 8 years as a reporter for 60 Minutes, getting a colonoscopy live on air for bowel cancer awareness, and following Chris O’Brien’s story as he battled an aggressive brain tumour.
  • Verdict Medical Devices and MDLinx cover the discovery of a biomarker that could predict whether prostate cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy, a breakthrough which researchers at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse helped to make.
  • And finally, we catch up with Caleb Scott and his family in Port Macquarie to see how his new smile is going (spoiler: it’s good news!).
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