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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 […]

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 […]

Opdivo

Generic Name: Nivolumab Product Name: Opdivo Indication What is Opdivo used for Opdivo is used to treat advanced melanoma in […]

Epirubicin ACT

Generic Name: Epirubicin hydrochloride Product Name: Epirubicin ACT Indication This medicine is used to treat the following types of cancer: […]

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%. […]

Compound could halt mesothelioma

Research into a treatment for asbestosis and mesothelioma is showing promising results, and has real potential to short-circuit the progression […]

Flinders vortex device makes for better cancer treatments

A South Australian invention, responsible for unboiling an egg, has been used to produce a four-fold increase in efficacy of […]

Abraxane

Generic Name: Paclitaxel Product Name: Abraxane Indication This medicine is used to treat: Breast cancer Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Action […]

Alimta

Generic Name: pemetrexed disodium Product Name: Alimta Indication: What Alimta is used for Alimta is used to treat: Mesothelioma, a […]