Health essentials

Liver cancer can be easily treated if caught early enough

It's your largest organ, so it pays to keep an eye out for the early signs of liver cancer.

Health news

Nearly a third of melanomas may not be harmful, research finds

Melanoma is among the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Australia, but new research shows nearly a third of melanomas may not be harmful.

Health news

University study links thyroid cancer risk to obesity

Obesity is on the rise in Australia and evidence suggests it is linked to an increased risk of thyroid cancer.

Health news

Aussie discovery provides new hope for cancer patients

Researchers from the University of South Australia and SA Pathology have made a breakthrough in the treatment of a rare and debilitating blood cancer.

Health news

Cancer breakthrough – study points to three risk-cutting factors

A breakthrough study has identified three simple steps that, when combined, can cut your cancer risk by 61 per cent.

Health news

How cancer patients can beat the threat of lymphoedema

Research shows breakthrough is more effective at preventing the condition than traditional means.

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.

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