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The issue of overtreatment and over diagnosis

Researchers at Bond University have published a landmark article in one of the world’s leading medical journals, The BMJ, canvassing solutions […]

Positive or negative attitude impacts illness recovery

The positive or negative thoughts that people living with chronic illnesses such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease have about […]

New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects […]

Protein to control breast cancer progression identified

Switching off a protein produced in breast cancer cells can stop cancer progression, researchers from The University of Queensland have […]

Advanced imaging machine to help beat prostate cancer

With more than 1.1million people globally diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and more than 300,000 patient deaths, the University […]

Pre-operative exercise helps lung cancer surgery recovery

Lung cancer patients who undertake one to four weeks of supervised exercise training before surgery have fewer post-surgery complications and […]

New prostate cancer gene

An international study led by University of Adelaide researchers has identified a new gene of interest linked to prostate cancer […]

A disabling chemotherapy side effect in focus

Thousands of Australian cancer survivors experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), but little is known about its impact on a national […]

Cancer impacting Australia’s health more than any other group of diseases

Cancer is the disease group with the biggest impact on our health costing us, as a nation, more years of […]

New software key to early cancer detection

A new algorithm that detects the early formation of blood vessels could lead to early diagnosis of malignant tumours and […]