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November 8, 2017

A newly approved breast cancer drug could be highly effective against some forms of pancreatic cancer, including metastatic cancer. The study also revealed a new straightforward way to test which patients might respond positively to treatment.

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November 1, 2017

Bladder cancer affects almost 3,000 Australians each year and causes thousands of deaths. Yet it often has a lower profile compared to other types of cancer such as breast, lung and prostate.

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October 18, 2017

Repeated studies have shown that physical inactivity, and the occurrence of obesity to which it is linked, increases the risk for many chronic diseases, including breast and other cancers.

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October 17, 2017

Allison Duncan was diagnosed with an aggressive stage 4 bowel cancer at the age of 38. “The diagnosis came after a miscarriage, months of severe illness and was followed by several major surgeries and a gruelling period of treatment and recovery. It was a tough time.

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September 22, 2017

A new study from Harvard has found greater risk of breast cancer in women who live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of outdoor light during the night.

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September 13, 2017

Researchers at WEHI have discovered how immune cells use a unique set of assembly instructions to ‘mix and match’ how they respond to tumour and diseased cells.

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August 31, 2017

Gardasil is a vaccine that protects against cervical and other cancers. It works by boosting the immune response against the types of human papillomavirus (HPV)

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August 18, 2017

“Doctor, what caused my cancer?” For doctors, this question is often perplexing. Some of the population risk factors are known, but when it comes to specific cases, only assumptions can be made.

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August 11, 2017

In the next few decades, the number of adults living with cancer is expected to triple in size and age is the single greatest risk factor for cancer.

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August 4, 2017

Liver cancer is a looming health threat in Australia, recent findings from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) Burden of Cancer report suggest.

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