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Cancer clinicians can now access the latest information on clinical trials underway in Victoria from their smartphone, following today’s launch of the Victorian Cancer Trials link mobile application for Apple …

MSD has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that patients with the most deadly form of skin cancer – advanced melanoma – will be able to access the company’s anti-PD1 immunotherapy …

Australian researchers have discovered that men with incurable prostate cancer, but without symptoms, who received immediate hormone treatment on the TOAD trial, had an increase in survival over those who …

Australians are participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program at a higher rate, according to a report released today by the AIHW. Of the 1.4 million people aged 50, …

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of male deaths and more must be done improve survival rates, by detecting it early. Prostate cancer has the dubious distinction of being fourth most …

An Australian-led global study investigating a treatment for colorectal cancer has shown the treatment provides significant benefit, a major gathering of oncologists have been told.

Cancer Council is encouraging more Australian women aged 50 to 74 to consider participating in the free BreastScreen program, following a major new international data analysis that showed the lifesaving …

Australian smokers who are trying to avoid a premature tobacco-caused death have access to a range of new materials to help them quit, thanks to the Australian Government. Cancer Council …

The Australian Dental Association is urging Australians to steer clear of all forms of tobacco as part of World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day this year is focusing …

A new targeted anti-cancer therapy that helps improve survival in the most common form of leukaemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia, has received regulatory approval in Australia.

So, when was the last time you checked your poo? Checking your poo – it probably is not a conversation many patients want to have with their pharmacists. But bowel …

Quit Victoria is celebrating its 30th birthday by reminding Australians what the smoking landscape was like 30 years ago. Smoking was so common when Quit Victoria was established 30 years …