FIONA ELSEY CANCER RESEARCH NEWS BREAKTHROUGH

Australia has one of the highest rates of Bowel cancer in the world. It is the third most diagnosed form of cancer in Australia and the second largest killer. Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute recently announced the publication of an important piece of research from their Bowel Cancer team. Research conducted at the Institute, has discovered that a subset of immune cells in the bowel can misbehave and actually promote bowel cancer and inhibit other immune cells. This publication in international journal Immunology & Cell Biology, is a great example of the ground-breaking work that the team at the Institute, is doing into the immunology of cancer.