cancer

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Cancer-causing diet identified

junk food is unhealthy

Cancer-causing diet identified

Science has discovered the low-nutrition foods most likely to lead to tumours.

Using a sniff test to find cancer

Using a sniff test to find cancer

Using a sniff test to find cancer

Research shows super-sensitive noses can be trained to detect illness

Cancer test breakthrough

Finger prick

Cancer test breakthrough

Finger prick blood test detects early cancers in 30 minutes.

Doctors urge action on prostate issue

Doctors urge action on prostate issue

Doctors urge action on prostate issue

Cancer isn’t the only reason men should get their prostate checked.

Meal times linked to cancer risk

Meal times linked to cancer risk

Meal times linked to cancer risk

Eating your final meal of the day too late can increase the risk of developing ...

Lila’s story: When cancer hit

Lila’s story: When cancer hit

Lila’s story: When cancer hit

The toughest of journeys navigated with resilience and spirit.

Australia’s health report card

Australia’s health report card

Australia’s health report card

New report shows half of all Australians suffer from chronic health conditions.

Too many underestimate cancer risk

Too many underestimate cancer risk

Too many underestimate cancer risk

Less than one-in-three Australian men consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer.

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

Researchers create implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer.

Easily overlooked cancer symptoms

Easily overlooked cancer symptoms

Easily overlooked cancer symptoms

What may seem like innocuous health issues could be a sign of something worse.

Dangers of common cancer test

Dangers of common cancer test

Dangers of common cancer test

Any medical procedure has its dangers, but the benefits can be compelling.

The health issue Medicare ignores

The health issue Medicare ignores

The health issue Medicare ignores

Health groups lobby Government to provide better support.

Cancer levels across Australia

Cancer levels across Australia

Cancer levels across Australia

New data reveals cancer levels and mortality rates across Australia.

Alcohol taking a toll on Aussies

Alcohol taking a toll on Aussies

Alcohol taking a toll on Aussies

On average, one person dies every 90 minutes because of conditions caused by alcohol.

Study: cancer death is avoidable

Almost 40 per cent of Australian cancer deaths are potentially avoidable

Study: cancer death is avoidable

Study shows that almost 40 per cent of cancer deaths are potentially avoidable.

Scientists link sugar and cancer

sugar cube and skull and crossbones

Scientists link sugar and cancer

Belgian scientists believe your sweet tooth could be killing you.

Do these things cause cancer?

cancercells

Do these things cause cancer?

There are just as many myths as facts about the things that can cause cancer.

Obesity leads to breast cancer

New study reveals that obesity leads to breast cancer

Obesity leads to breast cancer

Researchers are one step closer to knowing how obesity is linked to breast cancer.

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

A decrease in Australia's population-level drinking would reduce cancer deaths.

Common cleaner could kill you

Common household cleaner linked to lung cancer

Common cleaner could kill you

Regular cleaning with this common household cleaner could cause a fatal lung disease.

New drug helps fight melanoma

New drug helps fight melanoma

New drug helps fight melanoma

Researchers have created a new treatment that prevents melanoma from spreading.

Medical breakthrough of the century

Kymriah

Medical breakthrough of the century

FDA approves a breakthrough hailed as a ‘new frontier’ in medicine.

New wonder drug could kill cancer

Canakinumab

New wonder drug could kill cancer

A new wonder drug is being hailed as the new dawn in heart treatment.

Can talcum powder cause cancer?

hands covered in talcum powder

Can talcum powder cause cancer?

California woman wins $525 million claiming that talcum powder caused her cancer.

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Did you know one in 13 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year?

Suntan drug could prevent cancer

man in sun

Suntan drug could prevent cancer

Scientists have developed a therapy that mimics sunlight to make the skin tan.

Research identifies your cancer risk

Research identifies your cancer risk

Research identifies your cancer risk

A new study of 10,000 women has accurately identified the cancer chance for women.

Symptoms of ovarian cancer

Medical equipment lays on a table to test for ovarian cancer

Symptoms of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cause of cancer death in women.

Spotting the signs of skin cancer

Doctor holding sign saying skin cancer

Spotting the signs of skin cancer

This is what to look for when checking your skin for any signs of skin ...

How can I regain my lust for life?

lust for life

How can I regain my lust for life?

Jo Lamble has some tips to help Pauline regain her lust for life.

Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

Vale Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore dies aged 89

Sir Roger Moore has passed away after a short battle with cancer.

Love your nuts

Here’s how to carry out a testicular self examination

Love your nuts

Here’s how to carry out a testicular self examination.

Ovarian cancer: early warning signs

Ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian cancer: early warning signs

Scientists have identified 12 new genetic drivers that can signal ovarian cancer.

Stomach cancer: early warning signs

Man suffers from indigestion an early warning sign of stomach cancer

Stomach cancer: early warning signs

The early warning signs of stomach cancer may, at first, seem harmless.

Curve Lurve breast awareness app

Curve Lurve app helps women to become aware of breast cancer earlier

Curve Lurve breast awareness app

A breast health awareness app designed to help women ‘take care of their pair’.

Trial could find cancer breakthrough

Breast cancer screening to help women

Trial could find cancer breakthrough

Testing would help detect the disease earlier and increase life expectancy.

Ginger key to anti-nausea chemotherapy

Ginger and lemon in a glass

Ginger key to anti-nausea chemotherapy

It now seems that ginger has a truly remarkable positive effect.

When to worry about a lump

Female doctor listening to patient talk about lumps and bumps

When to worry about a lump

When should you worry about your lumps?

Do you have lung cancer?

Close up of hand touching lungs sign

Do you have lung cancer?

We share the causes and symptoms of Australia’s highest killing cancer.

Detect prostate cancer early

Stethoscope for prostate cancer detection

Detect prostate cancer early

Keep an eye on the signs of prostate cancer and see your doctor for screening ...

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Show misled viewers on safety of wifi signals and mobile phone use.

Hot beverages may cause cancer

Drinking your tea or coffee too hot may be harmful to your health

Hot beverages may cause cancer

Your extra hot latte or boiling cup of tea could be doing you harm.

Bowel cancer explained

Bowel cancer also known as the silent killer explained for your understanding

Bowel cancer explained

Known as the ‘silent killer’, bowel cancer develops with few symptoms.

Aspirin – should you be taking it?

Womans hand holding asprin tablets

Aspirin – should you be taking it?

A new use for aspirin seems to pop up daily. So, should you be taking ...

New hope for cancer sufferers

An innovative biochip filter washes the blood of cancer sufferers

New hope for cancer sufferers

A new technique washes the blood of cancer patients and reduces the cost of treatment.

Pancreatic cancer explained

Pancreatic cancer explained

Pancreatic cancer explained

Increase your awareness of the symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

The man cave for prostate cancer

The man cave for prostate cancer

The man cave for prostate cancer

The Prostate Cancer Centre provides a innovative service for men with the disease.

Alcohol-related cancer study

Alcohol-related cancer study

Alcohol-related cancer study

Moderate alcohol consumption doubles risk of cancers.

Better breast cancer detection

Better breast cancer detection

Better breast cancer detection

A new form of breast cancer screening is on the horizon.

Life-saving cancer drug available

Life-saving cancer drug available

Life-saving cancer drug available

A life-saving cancer drug will soon be available in Australia.

Angelina’s Diary of Surgery

Angelina’s Diary of Surgery

Angelina’s Diary of Surgery

Angelina Jolie has written a diary of her recent cancer-beating surgery.

Cancer can be a result of bad luck

Cancer can be a result of bad luck

Cancer can be a result of bad luck

A study has found that cancer comes down to ‘bad luck’ rather than environmental factors.

Should cannabis oil be legalised?

Should cannabis oil be legalised?

Should cannabis oil be legalised?

The legalisation of cannabis oil to treat certain medical conditions is back on the agenda.

Whose trust do I break?

Whose trust do I break?

Whose trust do I break?

Bill feels uncomfortable lying to his daughter, but doesn’t want to break his wife’s trust. ...

Men urged to watch their backs

Men urged to watch their backs

Men urged to watch their backs

Every day, two men aged 45 or over die of melanoma.

Preventing inflammation

Preventing inflammation

Preventing inflammation

What do heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, stroke and cancer all have in common?

What Mother’s Day means to me

What Mother’s Day means to me

What Mother’s Day means to me

“My mother’s day used to be a fairly self-satisfied one, where I would be showered ...

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

Diet and exercise could prevent cancer

The Medical Journal of Australia has found that a quarter of cancers could be prevented ...

Aspirin reduces cancer risk

Aspirin reduces cancer risk

Aspirin reduces cancer risk

Three studies published in The Lancet on Tuesday found that taking aspirin ...

Coffee could combat skin cancer

Coffee could combat skin cancer

Coffee could combat skin cancer

The aptly named Allan Coffey is part of a team which has conducted research, ...

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