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Funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health programs have been announced as part of the Federal Budget The Federal Government will invest $354 million over the next …

This article describes the treatment options for menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and looks at the recent evidence about of the risks and benefits of MHT so that pharmacists can make …

Early career pharmacist and cancer survivor Jessica Chapman-Goetz is determined to inspire fellow pharmacists to provide supportive oncology care It was a sunny summer’s day in December 2015 and Jessica …

A nationwide cohort study has found contemporary forms of hormonal contraception prevented an estimated 21% of ovarian cancers in young women About 100 million women around the world use hormonal …

Pharmacies in Melbourne’s north-west are participating in a pilot advocating for breast cancer screening Between July and September, select pharmacies in Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale and Maribyrnong will promote breast …

More women are dying from COPD than breast and lung cancer combined, according to a new report The report, co-authored by Professor Christine Jenkins from The George Institute for Global …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Manufacturer failed to disclose faulty device in rivaroxaban trial An investigation by The BMJ finds that companies were aware of …

Only 10% of women can correctly identify the key risk factors for breast cancer, according to a McGrath Foundation survey The survey comprising 1,288 Australian women aged 16 and over, …

Discount Drug Stores has donated $11,020 to the McGrath Foundation thanks to the generosity of Discount Drug Stores customers, after launching its Spotlight On Breast Health Clinics throughout 115 stores …

This week’s launch of Australia’s first ‘for-benefit’ pharmaceutical company is ushering in a new era of social enterprise that’s set to challenge the conventional for-profit pharma model, say stakeholders. For …

More than 1.4 million women aged 50-69 had a screening mammogram through BreastScreen Australia in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health …

Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a new national survey points to a surprising number of Australian women still living in the dark about their personal breast cancer risk. While …