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Cancer Council is warning older Queenslanders to stay SunSmart and check their skin, with new research showing more older Queenslanders are being diagnosed with skin cancer than ever before. New …

The Abbott Government’s 2015/16 Budget will improve cancer detection, treatment and prevention through a range of innovative new measures ensuring Australia remains a world leader in the field, says Health …

A new study of 183 women with ovarian cancer has shown that women want greater awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms among GPs and a more widespread understanding of family history …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has congratulated Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore on her inspirational speech on brain cancer awareness during last night’s Logie Awards. Accepting the award, Bickmore donned …

Cervical cancer cases and deaths in Australia remain very low by international standards, according to a report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The report, Cervical screening in …

A new treatment for advanced melanoma which has seen significant media attention is now available in Australia.

The Australian Government’s “revitalised” National Bowel Cancer Screening Program could save 90,000 Australian lives over the next four decades if at least 60% of eligible people participate in the program, …

Medicines Australia and medicines industry representatives have appeared before the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia, calling for improvements to create an …

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee has spoken out against a perception that delays in access to the listing of cancer (and other) medicines are due to PBAC processes. PBAC informed …

KU Leuven researchers have zeroed in on what makes cancer cells in melanoma so aggressive – and succeeded in taming the effect in cell cultures. Melanoma is notoriously quick to …

Childhood cancer survival has increased in Australia by 6% over recent decades, but one in five kids affected will still die within five years, new Cancer Council figures have revealed. …

New findings released by Newspoll show overwhelming support for access to new cancer medicines through the PBS for Australian patients. Newspoll found 97% of Australians strongly support the subsidisation of …