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Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Foundation backs $5.4 million raise for cancer biotech startup

- September 5, 2021 2 MIN READ

A biotech startup focused on treating cancer has raised $5.4 million, led by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Foundation. Adelaide-based Carina Biotech will use the cash injection to develop its “CAR-T” cell therapies to treat cancers such as colorectal cancer, which is the deadliest cancer for 25-34-year-old Australians. Carina’s founding shareholders, board and management also… Read more »

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Sydney healthtech startup CancerAid launches its app and takes on first international customer in Hong Kong

- August 24, 2016 3 MIN READ

Sydney healthtech startup CancerAid has launched in the Apple Store and has also signed 17 new customers, including its first international customer in Hong Kong. CancerAid is one of the world’s first apps to bring personalised cancer care to smartphones and is set to revolutionise patient care on a global scale. The startup is now in the process of raising $1.25 million in Seed funding.


Sydney healthtech startup CancerAid aims to improve cancer care by helping patients track their treatment

- February 8, 2016 3 MIN READ

Whether you’re in for a broken arm or surgery, being in hospital is often scary. For people with cancer – and their families – the endless parade of doctors and treatments can be downright terrifying. There are countless, often time-sensitive decisions to be made and wading through all the medical terminology to understand all the options is difficult.