When I grow up, I want to cure cancer


PhD student Ashleigh Fordham tells how her mum's diagnosis with breast cancer was the catalyst for her future career - a scientist curing cancer.

'PhD student Ashleigh Fordham now and (inset) at age 5

Help Bec reach her target


A Newcastle teenager, who has cancer herself, set an ambitious target to raise funds to help a child with cancer access an innovative personalised medicine program.

'Bec is crowdfunding to raise funds for a child with cancer to access personalised medicine

Skeletons in cancer fight


Cell skeletons have been anti-cancer drug targets since the 1950s. Research suggests new ways to target them, says Dr Amelia Parker in Australasian Science this month.

'Cytoskeleton in cell