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Is prevention better than cure?

Issues involving prevention verses cure have been a hot topic for many years. This article published in the September 21 […]

Breast Cancer – Incidence up, death rate down, survival rates improve

The Cancer Council of Victoria recently reported that more breast cancer is being detected early and women are receiving effective […]

New Hope for Leukaemia Patients

Australian and New Zealand doctors have been involved in a ten year trial that has improved the survival rate for […]

WA Researchers Receive Federal Funding For Mesothelioma Testing

WA mesothelioma researchers have recieved funding from the federal government. University of Western Australia scientists have developed a...

Federal Government’s $150million Indigenous Health Research Funding Packa…

Funding for Indigenous health research projects has doubled and increased spending on national health priorities, such as asthma, cancer and […]

WA Cancer Conference – Improved screening for early detection of common c…

A new test that can detect the virus which is known to cause cervical cancer could soon replace Pap smears […]

WA Cancer Conference – Urgent call for national campaigns

A series of national prevention campaigns is urgently needed to address the escalating burden of lifestyle-related cancers in the Australian […]

Falling Breast Cancer Rate

A long-term study has found that less Australians are dying from breast cancer. The Cancer Council of Australia has analysed […]

Buy a pink ribbon to support breast cancer day.

Today is Australia’s Breast Cancer Day (ABCD) – a day dedicated to the raising of awareness and research into breast […]

National Breast Cancer Day

Today is Australia’s National Breast Cancer Day. There is a silent walk through Sydney to the Field of Women – […]

Vitamin A cream may help prevent skin cancers

New research into a cream that contains a derivative of vitamin A may starve off the most common type of […]

Investigation into ‘Alternative Cancer Cures’ over the internet

An interesting investigation into ‘Alternative Cancer Cures’ available on the internet has raised the issue of whether or not...

Hot from ESMO – new treatment strategies for breast cancer

Results of a trial comparing high-dose with conventional chemotherapy for breast cancer patients have shown there are no apparent differences...

Hot From ESMO – Screening general public for colorectal cancer

French researchers have begun the search for better treatment for colorectal cancer by undertaking a trial involving over 900 patients […]

Hot from ESMO – Predicting which patients will quit smoking

Self-motivation techniques have been assessed by the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Cancer Centre to help patients quit smoking. Dr Ian […]