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Fight cancer with fitness

In an Australian first, a new exercise-medicine healthcare service designed to combat the detrimental impact cancer has on patients’ health, […]

Just-in-time 3D implants set to transform tumour surgery

A major new Australian research project is set to radically advance the way physicians surgically treat tumours and bone cancer, […]

Non-beneficial hospital treatments cost millions

Non-beneficial treatment of patients who are at the end of their life costs Australia approximately $153.1 million a year, a […]

Enzyme behind immune cell response revealed

Monash University researchers have revealed the role played by an enzyme that is pivotal to the process of clearing infection […]

Active travel could lower rates of disease

State and local government targets to get people out of cars and into more active transport would reduce heart disease […]

Immune response to ovarian cancer may predict survival

Researchers led by the US Mayo Clinic and UNSW Sydney have found that patients with high-grade ovarian cancer showed the most […]

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 […]

MSAC supports the MBS listing of genetic testing for hereditary mutations for b…

Following the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) application to the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), it is pleased to announce […]

Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust […]

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert […]