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Up to 40 per cent of women who have breast cancer surgery will develop lymphoedema, a painful condition caused by fluid retention from the removal of lymph nodes.
New Mater Research has discovered the main biological roadblock to harvesting blood stem cells for blood cancer transplants and identified a way to potentially ...
Rates of breast cancer amongst Australian women have risen by 50 per cent since the 1980s.
In 2019, 56-year-old Ipswich resident Terri Rosevear felt a lump in her breast and her heart sank. The previous year she had found a lump and, after a biopsy, it had ...
An Ipswich Grammar School student who lost a family member to breast cancer has made it his mission to help raise funds to support other women diagnosed with the disease.
Mackay women battling breast cancer are set to benefit from new technology purchased thanks to the Mater Foundation’s RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a debilitating condition due to symptoms such as abdominal pain and diarrhoea and malnutrition due to poor absorption of nutrients.
Five Mater Researchers have secured more than $12.5 million dollars in in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding for their ...
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We are our Mission. Mater exists to respond to unmet community need; to provide compassionate care to those who need it most. We see this care—our Mission in action—every day. Sometimes, it’s uplifting. Sometimes, it’s heartbreaking. Sometimes, it’s humbling. It is genuine kindness, offered compassionately without expectation. It is who we are. View 2018/19 Mater Annual Review
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