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Ted and Mollie Carr & Estate of Ernest Davis grant has been awarded to Professor Peter Shepherd and Dr Khanh Tran, Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre and the Department of Molecular Medicine at the University of Auckland.   Professor Peter Shepherd and his tea...
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The Gut Cancer Foundation  has funded Professor Peter Shepherd and his team at Auckland University to study the the effect combining two widely available drugs (BRAF and VEGFR Inhibators) has on certain forms of colorectal (bowel) cancer, when compared with treating wit...
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Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer in New Zealand and  while research in recent years has lead to a rapid increase in our understanding of how this form of cancer develops, there is still a need for much better treatments for this disease. The de...
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New research grant awarded

December 20, 2017
Professor Peter Shepherd, Dr Khanh Tran and their team at the University of Auckland, have been awarded $50,000 for one year to study a form of colorectal cancer which is difficult to treat normally. A drug combination used to treat melonoma will be trial...
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