The Morrison Government has today announced the awarding of $8.9 million for cancer research in Australia, through Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS). The 24 new research projects funded in 2019 will focus on primary prevention of cancer, and new and more effective treatments for a broad range of cancers including: Breast. Colorectal. Pancreatic. Head and neck. Prostate and melanoma including uveal melanoma. Endometrial. Lung. Leukaemia. Multiple myeloma. Ovarian. The projects will also continue an emphasis on priority-driven research for childhood cancers with low survival rates, including brain and sympathetic nerve cancers and sarcomas. Acting Minister for Health, Anne Ruston said the Morrison Government’s investment was “critical in supporting the fight against some the nation’s worst diseases.” “Our Government, through Cancer Australia, will invest $7 million,” Senator Ruston said. “This will be supported by an additional $1.9 million from Cancer Australia’s funding partners Australian Lions Club Childhood […]