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Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

Updated national clinical guidelines recommend not performing major lymph node surgery routinely for low-volume melanoma in lymph nodes, and active […]

App an effective tool to record sun exposure

A smartphone app is an accessible tool that reliably measures the amount of exposure to the sun’s skin-damaging ultra-violet radiation, […]

New cancer monitoring technology worth its weight in gold

A new blood test using gold nanoparticles could soon give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis of how cancer […]

When a genetic test result for breast cancer comes out of the blue

Women newly diagnosed with breast cancer who learn they carry a genetic mutation in a breast cancer gene experience more […]

Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly blood…

Cancer patients are at high risk of developing blood clots Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) collectively known […]

Research finds no vasectomy reversal link to prostate cancer

New Curtin University research that studied almost 10,000 men who had undergone vasectomy reversals across the globe has found no […]

Possible novel way to stop untreatable paediatric brain cancers

Researchers used an experimental molecular therapy in preclinical laboratory tests to effectively treat several types of deadly paediatric brain cancer […]

Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a standard part of their cancer care to help counteract the […]

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 handbook to reduce the impact of gynaecological cancers in Indigenous women

A new publication from Cancer Australia will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers reduce the impact of gynaecological […]