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New blue-light tech improves identification of bladder cancer

From day one, Robert McMichael has been determined to live the best life he can. Born with muscular dystrophy, he refused to let his physical...
The risk of lung cancer for young breast cancer survivors

The risk of lung cancer for young breast cancer survivors

Women who have been lucky enough to survive breast cancer may face increased risk of lung cancers, according to a new study in Radiotherapy...
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Pre-cancerous: warning sign or cause for panic?

It might be a spot, lump, bump or polyp you’ve found suspicious or bothersome enough to ask a doctor to have a look at. The...
Kale, cabbage and broccoli could help prevent colon cancer

Kale, cabbage and broccoli could help prevent colon cancer

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study...
Drop the word “cancer” to reduce over-treatment and anxiety

Drop the word “cancer” to reduce over-treatment and anxiety

Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm...

Slow down prostate cancer

For most prostate cancer patients, androgen-deprivation therapy, either through surgical removal of the testicles or the use of drugs that suppress testosterone production, is...
Never smokers can get lung cancer, too

Never smokers can get lung cancer, too

People often use the expression, “Where there is smoke, there is fire.” Unfortunately for lung cancer patients, the opposite is almost always assumed to be...
Anxiety can lead men to over-treat prostate cancer

Anxiety can lead men to over-treat prostate cancer

The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer may lead them to choose potentially unnecessary treatment options, researchers report. “Emotional distress may...
Stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases more likely for those with poor mental health

Stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases more likely for those with poor mental health

Four million Australians, including our friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors, are living with mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. A new report out...
A surprising finding about moles and skin cancer

A surprising finding about moles and skin cancer

People with a lot of moles on their body are thought to be at greater risk for melanoma skin cancer than people with fewer...