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Lymphedema following gynaecological cancer

Cancer-related lymphedema is a debilitating condition that adversely influences quality of life. Lymphoedema is a potential problematic complication following treatment for cancer and is the accumulation of excessive amounts of fluid resulting in swelling, most commonly in the arms or legs, but can also occur in other parts of the…

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Supporting The Cancer Council's March Charge

Congratulations and well done to our researchers Melissa, Jodie and Megan on their participation in the Cancer Council’s March Charge this year. The March Charge is a personal fitness challenge where everyone participating sets themselves a walking or running goal for the month    of March. The team seeks donations to support their…

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Fundraiser for Cherish

QUT Improving Health Outcomes for People is a proud support of the Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation. Cherish funds clinical research that results in better treatments for gynaecological cancer patients. Cherish is hosting its annual Battle. The Battle is a beach volleyball tournament aiming to raise money for much needed research into…

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The Imagine Trial has commenced

The Imagine trial aims to implement and evaluate an innovative training and mentoring program for surgeons who perform laparoscopic (keyhole) hysterectomy. The first stage of the Imagine trial commenced last week at the Train-the-Trainers workshop. Prof Coleman and Mr Cecil are world leaders in surgical skills training and spent time…

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