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Two new cases of mesothelioma diagnosed every day in Australia

Over 700 Australians were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2017—equating to 2 cases diagnosed per day—according to the latest data released […]

Men are less likely than women to survive some cancers

Men with particular cancers generally fare worse than women with the same cancers, new Australian research has found. Published in Cancer […]

Clues to earlier diagnosis of mesothelioma

Flinders researchers have found proteins in lung fluid that could hold the key to diagnosing pleural mesothelioma months or even […]

Young adults aren’t using e-cigarettes to quit smoking

Young Australian adults are more likely to use electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes for enjoyment rather than to […]

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 Framework drives better care for people with lung cancer

In an Australian first, Cancer Australia today launched a Framework to improve the outcomes and experiences of people affected by […]

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 […]

Fast tracking lung cancer diagnosis

A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear. The […]

Fast tracking lung cancer diagnosis

A new initiative is successfully encouraging those at higher risk of lung cancer to act sooner when symptoms appear. Experts […]

Silica dust – the cancer risk tradies cannot see

Cancer Council Australia raises awareness of silica dust risk during Safe Work Month (October). With new estimates showing that over […]