Funding boost for children with brain cancer

The Turnbull Government will provide $5 million to ensure all Australian children with high risk brain cancer have access to life-saving clinical trials and genetic testing. The Government’s $105 million Australian Brain Cancer Mission will provide the funding to boost the Zero Childhood Cancer initiative. We are able to provide this funding boost to health…

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Interview with Peter Stefanovic – Weekend Today

E&OE… Topics: private health insurance; new cancer medicines PETER STEFANOVIC: Health Minister Greg Hunt joins me live now from Melbourne. Good morning to you, Minister. GREG HUNT: Good morning, Peter PETER STEFANOVIC: This is designed to make a very complicated system much clearer but many people, such as pregnant mothers and people suffering from chronic…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE… Topics: $250 million investment to list four cancer medicines; private heal insurance   GREG HUNT: Well, welcome everybody to the extraordinary Peter MacCallum Centre. This is not just one of Australia’s, but one of the world’s great treatment centres for patients with cancer. We have research here. We have treatment here. We have breakthroughs here.…

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$22 million for early-stage health and medical research

The Turnbull Government will invest more than $22 million to help Australian businesses move from early-stage health and medical research discoveries to commercial success, giving patients access to better treatments and medicines. This funding, through the Biomedical Translation Bridge program, is the latest investment out of the Government’s ground-breaking $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund.…

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Aussie innovators to drive better health outcomes

The Turnbull Government will further strengthen links between the United States and Australia to collaborate on medical breakthroughs and research and development in healthcare, with the creation of four strategic committees. The four committees, made up of renowned Australians with extensive experience from sectors such as research, technology, innovation and healthcare, will support the Australian…

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