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Cancer of the liver looms as Australia’s greatest cancer challenge, with new analysis revealing that liver cancer has the highest ‘death-to-incidence ratio’ – indicating shorter average survival – of any …

Ovarian Cancer Australia Ambassadors actor Gary Sweet, rugby league star Cameron Smith, and celebrity Chef Karen Martini have helped launch Chemmart’s MANicure campaign to raise funds for ovarian cancer during …

Cancer and heart disease were responsible for 58% of the total years of life lost in 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, …

More than a quarter of Australians know somebody who has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and yet half believe – incorrectly – that ovarian cancer has no symptoms or don’t …

Australian biotechnology company Clinical Genomics is joining forces with Rotary clubs and districts across Australia in a partnership to support their world class awareness initiative in 2015. The new arrangement …

As some of Australia’s cancer risk factors improve, others are worsening – with obesity becoming a significant contributor in developed countries. There are four major messages being disseminated for World …

Clinical tips: cancer explained by Associate Professor Louis Roller, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Monash University Cancer, also known as a malignant tumour or malignant neoplasm, is a group …

Community pharmacists and pharmacy assistants are encouraged to learn the ovarian cancer symptoms and encourage women presenting with those symptoms to seek further advice, says Dr Kathy Nielsen, Director of …

Discount Drug Stores is running its Sun and UV Awareness Clinics from January to March 2015, to highlight the damage customers are doing to their skin. DESPITE AUSTRALIA HAVING the highest rate of …

Pharmacists will have more contact with cancer patients as more and more of them are treated with oral anticancer medicines that can be taken at home, reports Lisa Offord. Key …