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Link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people […]

The national impact of digestive-tract cancers

A first-of-its-kind report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides a new understanding of all digestive-tract cancers […]

New blood test that screens for eight common cancers

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and […]

Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of […]

Get tested, get treated for Hep C

Up to 70% of Victorians with suspected hepatitis C may not have received follow-up testing, putting them at risk of […]

Cancer investigations should consider evolution as a cause

The reasons people and animals develop cancer in some organs but not in others may have more to do with […]

Potential anti-cancer target

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a key driver in the development of most cancers, including breast, lung, liver and […]

Use of palliative care medicine services increasing with expenditure up by 80%

Over the past 5 years, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) payments for all palliative medicine specialist services increased by almost 80%. […]