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January 18, 2018

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers. Called CancerSEEK, the blood test detects tiny amounts of DNA

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May 15, 2017

The trillions of bacteria living in our gut (called the gut microbiota) can help determine our risk of cancer, as well as how we might respond to cancer treatment.

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April 13, 2017

Scientists at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute in Melbourne have revealed a novel way to suppress the growth of gastrointestinal tumours.

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January 26, 2017

A closer look at the cancer figures in relation to age at diagnosis shows a clear and dramatic increase in cancer as we age.

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January 18, 2017

Physical inactivity has consistently been shown to be one of the most powerful, modifiable risk factors for all causes of death and disease, alongside smoking and obesity.

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December 27, 2016

One reason may be that men tend to wait a long time before making a visit to the clinic when they feel unwell compared to women.

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December 22, 2016

For nine months we followed 189 men with advanced prostate cancer to assess whether mindfulness-based cognitive therapy led to any improvements over time.

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December 15, 2016

The gold standard treatment for cancer in the last few decades has been a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy – to kill cancer cells.

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December 13, 2016

Culturally, we have very clear ideas about cancer: what someone with cancer looks like, how it must feel, and even what it says about those who get diagnosed.

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December 8, 2016

Physical activity can help people manage the side effects of cancer treatment.

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