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More than 200 sunburn cases were treated by Victorian emergency departments in a single year, prompting warnings to use sun protection ahead of Australia Day tomorrow. Data from the Victorian …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Off-Label Dosing of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants and Adverse Outcomes Evaluation Of patients in the ORBIT-AF II trial …

Melanoma rates are still growing, new data shows A recent analysis of the Victorian Cancer Registry melanoma data from 1985 to 2015 shows that the rate of melanoma continues to …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to continue their role in increasing awareness about bowel cancer this December by getting involved in Decembeard. The Bowel Cancer Australia fundraiser is designed to get …

Fewer Australians are using hats to protect themselves from the sun and, as a result, are getting sunburnt on their face, head, nose or ears, Cancer Council research shows. The …

New data presented at a cancer conference suggests that more than three in five Australian breast cancer survivors are overweight or obese – and that it’s likely to increase their …

It’s almost summer, and time to brush up on skin cancer preventive behaviours, writes Louis Roller Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world; two out of …

Tomorrow is the start of National Asbestos Awareness Month, a campaign to educate homeowners, renovators, handymen and tradespeople about the dangers of asbestos and how to manage it safely. Australia …

Androgen deprivation therapy has shown survival benefit in some patients, but it also has been associated with some adverse health effects and a possible link to neurocognitive dysfunction. A new …

Oncology pharmacist Julie Adams has been named 2016 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year. Adams was recognised for her business, chemo@home, which offers patients the convenience and flexibility …

Australians need to be encouraged to make the time for screening programs, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pink October is a major event to raise the awareness of all cancers that affect …

A massive global study has confirmed that the risk of developing breast cancer from some relatively rare genetic changes is similar to that from the more common BRCA 1 and …