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February 7, 2017

Unlike most common cancers, such as breast and lung cancer, the incidence of melanoma continues to increase, mainly in young people below the age of 30.

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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 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 6, 2016

Researchers have found that reversing the order of treatment for patients with certain cancers could dramatically improve survival rates.

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November 17, 2016

Coming back to work after cancer treatment, or working during, will not come as easy as before diagnosis.

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November 14, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) provided AUD $8 million in cancer research grants in 2016.

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November 10, 2016

Researchers at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne have revealed that two internal ‘clocks’ control the immune cells enlisted to fight infection.

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October 25, 2016

A collaborative team of researchers has shown that a new compound blocks a protein that is essential for the sustained growth of up to a quarter of all cancers.

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