Brain health

New strategy could be a lifesaver for brain tumour patients

A new medical trial could save the lives of Australian brain tumour patients.


How to cope with a cancer diagnosis in your own way

Comedian Janey Godley shares how she is coping with an ovarian cancer diagnosis.

Health essentials

Australia’s bowel screening program saved my life

Why you should do Australia’s bowel cancer screening test – it could save your life.

Health news

Over-55s are driving a surge in skin cancer rates

Despite sun-smart messaging, skin cancer rates continue to rise – with over-55s driving the surge.

Health news

Sweeteners may be linked to increased cancer risk – research

Artificial sweeteners have helped many kick the sugar habit, but research says they may present their own set of health risks.

Health Checks

Is it a lump or something to worry about?

Lumps can be concerning, but it's best not to panic, as it may be a normal reaction or a swollen gland. Here's when you should worry about a lump.


The cost of cancer – not all treatments are covered by the PBS

As cancer treatments continue to evolve, not all are covered by the PBS.

Health news

Medical advances in the treatment of cancer continue, but do we have a

Evidence mounts that T-cell therapy can cure some forms of cancer.

Health Checks

Bladder and kidney cancer warning sign

Only 16 per cent of those most at risk of bladder and kidney cancer check for this one vital sign.

Health Checks

When you should seek a second medical opinion

It can be difficult to know when to seek a second opinion on medical issues and how to go about it.

Health Checks

Lumps and bumps 101: when to worry about your lumps

While a lump popping up somewhere on, or inside, your body may seem alarming, there’s a chance that it’s not so serious. But when should you worry about your lumps?

Health Checks

Aussie scientists make melanoma treatment breakthrough

Australian researchers have demonstrated that immunotherapy drugs can stop the spread of melanoma in its early stages – and potentially save your life.

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