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Prevention and treatment of cancers

Cancer research at UniSA is focussed on reducing the burden of cancer and its progression. This includes prevention, diagnosis and the impact of cancer and its treatment on physical, psychosocial/spiritual and economic wellbeing.

Research looks broadly at how the cancer burden effects individuals and the society. Collaborators include the wider community, government, and non-government organisations.

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Finding urothelia cancers from urine samples

Dr Melanie MacGregor


Revealing information about disease progression in cancer

Dr Michael Samuel


Enterprising Research: Developing new treatments for skin cancers

Professor Allison Cowin


Database to improve outcomes in colorectal cancer care

Professor David Roder



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We invite you to reach out and explore the exciting opportunities for your organisation to partner with UniSA. For more information and to connect with us please contact:

Professor Andy
Ph: (08) 8302 9129

Ph: (08) 8302 5854

Ph: (08) 8302 5294

Ph: (08) 8302 5360


To engage with our “Cancer” research theme, please contact Professor Ian Olver via the Division of Health Sciences at

Further Research Theme Steering Group members:

William Runciman
Sanjay Garg
Doug Brooks
Richard D’Andrea
Claudine Bonder

Lisa McDonald
Lana Davidson

For a full list of UniSA’s Research Theme Steering Groups, click here.

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