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Breast conserving surgery is the best option for cancer.

The results of two twenty-year randomised trials for breast-conserving surgery compared with the former standard of care have been published […]

Fermented cabbage – sauerkraut – could prevent the growth of cancer.

According to a Finnish study, fermenting cabbage produces a number of different compounds known as isothioctanates, which have been shown […]

Lower risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women with high intake of calcium.

A report into the risk of women developing breast cancer and the consumption of dairy products has found that it […]

Hot from ESMO – Tablet Chemotherapy – Better for everyone?

Continuing on our reports from ESMO, the first day of the conference featured some outstanding presentations in which one of […]

A protein found in tumours could lead to early detection of cancer

New insight on how some tumors may escape attack by the immune system could lead to earlier diagnosis of breast, […]

Non-Hodkin’s Lymphoma – Good News

Advances in Treatment for Aggressive Disease Breaking News from ESMO, Nice. Thursday 17th October saw a symposium on treatment of […]

Managing Anemia in the Cancer Patient: Old Problems, Future Solutions

Author Michael S. Gordon from the Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, USA discusses anemia and associated...

Coexistence of Pregnancy and Malignancy

Cancer complicating pregnancy is a rare coexistence. The incidence (in the US) is approximately 1 in 1,000 pregnancies. The most […]

New Hope regarding Relapsed Lymphoma

Coming soon…. See Virtual Cancer Centre within the next 24 hours for the latest update from the 2002 ESMO conference.

New hopes for fertility post chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

American scientists have preserved ovarian function and fertility in female mice after radiation treatment using the compound...

Western Australian Melanoma Advisory Service

The Western Australian Melanoma Advisory Service (WAMAS) was established in 2000 as a joint initiative between the Department of Health […]

Need to rethink the “Sun Smart” campaign

Since 1998, the “Sun Smart – Slip Slop Slap” campaign has had a significant effect on public behaviour, responsible for […]

Study into radiation exposure finds alarming results

A long-term study of survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has found that even modest exposure to […]

IBM and Oxford University to build eDiamond

IBM Corporation is teaming up with Oxford University to build a sophisticated computer grid designed for earlier screening and diagnosis […]

Survey of oncology patients and internet use – the doctor patient relatio…

Two surveys conducted in 1999 and 2001 surveyed oncology patients from two teaching hospitals in central Sydney to explore the […]