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Sunscreen reduces melanoma risk by 40 per cent in young people

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and second most common cancer in women […]

Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients

In a world first trial, Queensland researchers have found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy is providing equal outcomes for urinary and erectile […]

Simple test to predict where head and neck cancers spread

New QUT research has shed fresh light on how head and neck cancer spreads to other organs and researchers are […]

Obesity affects prostate cancer test results

University of Adelaide research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected […]

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 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 […]

The fight to beat breast cancer with a blood test

Working for a start-up in 2008, Dharmica Mistry made a discovery that led her to file for an international patent. […]
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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 […]