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World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]

New blood test could inform lung cancer screening

New research from the International Agency for Research on Cancer shows that a new blood test could help identify groups […]

New online tool to help women understand their individual breast cancer risk

iPrevent is a new, web-based tool to help Australian women understand their personal breast cancer risk and act on it. […]

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

ACU’s Prue Cormie has led the national push for cancer patients to be prescribed exercise medicine in a dramatic change […]

Bone density treatment slows progression of leukaemia

In research published in the Nature journal, Leukemia, a team led by Telethon Kids Cancer Centre researcher Dr Laurence Cheung described how they had identified […]
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Cell nutrition links to tumour growth

One of the many mysteries of cancer is the ability of tumour cells to survive and grow in spite of […]

Prostate cancer survivors more susceptible to chronic diseases

Prostate cancer survivors taking androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), a treatment commonly used to block the release of male hormones, are […]

Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

Updated national clinical guidelines recommend not performing major lymph node surgery routinely for low-volume melanoma in lymph nodes, and active […]

App an effective tool to record sun exposure

A smartphone app is an accessible tool that reliably measures the amount of exposure to the sun’s skin-damaging ultra-violet radiation, […]

New cancer monitoring technology worth its weight in gold

A new blood test using gold nanoparticles could soon give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis of how cancer […]
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