Podcast: Samuel Johnson speaks about life and staying positive

John Deeks speaks to Samuel Johnson about life and why a positive outlook is important.


Blood in stool can mean cancer, haemorrhoids, diverticulitis or ulcers

Blood in your stool should be taken seriously because it could be a signal you have a serious condition such as cancer, diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease.

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What your body may be trying to tell you

In many cases, these symptoms will not be related to cancer but it's important to get them checked out.


Who needs a colonoscopy most? Ensuring those at risk head the queue

Researchers have developed a calculator to identify patients who need their colonoscopy most urgently.

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Monash research finds heart drug can reduce breast cancer progression

Norwegian epidemiologists and Monash University researchers have discovered a drug used to manage heart conditions can "greatly reduce" breast cancer progression.

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New melanoma treatment a game-changer in cancer therapy

The traditional cancer treatment days of cut, poison and burn may be a step closer to the end as Australian doctors report a major breakthrough using immunotherapy.

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Alarming jump in these cancer diagnoses

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but blood cancers on the rise.


Five common sunburn myths busted

As we’re in the middle of summer, it seems a good time to debunk the five most common sunburn myths.


Exercise proven to aid cancer patients

Exercise is proven to aid cancer treatments, so why don't patients have subsidised access to rehab?

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Massive blood test trial offers hope of earlier cancer diagnoses

A liquid biopsy blood test, undergoing a massive trial in the UK, could detect 50 cancers and revolutionise diagnosis, say researchers.


Seven ways to lower your risk of oral cancer

How to lower your risk of developing one of Australia’s most common cancers.

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Scientists halt common cancer with modified cold virus

Modified common cold virus gives hope to millions suffering from this cancer.

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