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The Hon Greg Hunt MP
Minister for Health
The Australian Government will provide up to $3.3 million for activities to implement the first National Strategic Action Plan for Rare Diseases, which was launched today.
Australians with non-small cell and small cell lung cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will benefit from new and expanded treatment options on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 March 2020.
The Australian Government is investing $5 million in an Australian first genomics project to support personalised treatments for patients with lung cancer.
The Australian Government is expanding access to a cutting edge and potentially curative cancer therapy for patients with particular forms of lymphoma.
Australians living with advanced breast cancer now have access to an important new treatment option, with the Australian Government listing a life-changing new medicine on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, about $8.9 million for cancer research in Australia, through Cancer Australia’s Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
A media release from Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston MP, Acting Minister for Health, announcing $5 million for research into ways to improve quality of life for people with brain cancer.
The Australian Government is investing $5 million in a new funding round for research into the primary and secondary prevention of cancer, through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s partnership with the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD).
Read Minister Hunt's address at the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) Dinner. Minister Hunt talks about the importance of medical research in Australia and 2 new grant rounds for suicide prevention and ovarian cancer.
Australians living with non-small cell lung cancer and early stage acute lymphoblastic leukaemia will be able to access better treatment options with new listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) coming into effect on 1 December 2019.
Today marks the start of National Skin Cancer Action Week, a reminder to all Australians of the importance of staying protected in the sun.
The Australian Government is investing $22 million for CanTeen to continue delivering cancer services for young people, as CanTeen marks National Bandanna Day.
The Australian Government is investing $3 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to examine the benefits of medicinal cannabis for pain, symptom and side effect management for cancer patients.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt talking at the Olivia Newton John Wellness Walk about cancer research. Minister Hunt announces $3 million from the Medical Research Future Fund for research into treatment with medicinal cannabis for cancer patients.
The Morrison Government has launched the annual Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, along with an additional $7 million in research funding, to help support children and their families living with the devastating disease.
The Australian Government is investing more than $6.6 million in four research projects that seek to answer important public health questions.