John von Radowitz A couch potato lifestyle is linked to a significantly greater risk of certain cancers as well as heart disease and diabetes, research has shown.
Cherrill Hicks A leading scientist and cancer survivor says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products, writes Cherrill Hicks.
Overweight women are more likely to get ovarian cancer than their thinner counterparts, researchers say.
Paula Goodyer Plant foods may help protect against breast cancer - but they don't undo the risk of being overweight.
Melissa Shedden Keeping fresh with talcum powder can raise your cancer risk by almost a quarter. What other common things can cause cancer?
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Paula Goodyer Besides not smoking, staying at a healthy weight is our best defence against cancer
Graham Osborne Can eating your vegies really help to fight cancer and other chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes?
Sarah Berry Today marks the launch of the Sunsense UV Photo Bus in Sydney.
Paula Joye She's one of Australia's most famous women but for Sarah Murdoch it's life off camera that has brought the most rewards. She talks about kids, balance and life after 40.
Lucy Carroll Men who take fish oil supplements or eat fatty fish may be more likely to contract prostate cancer, an international study has found.
Being diagnosed as having cancer of unknown primary provides few answers, writes Julie Robotham.
Amy Corderoy HEALTH THE immunisation program that protects girls against the virus linked to cervical cancer should immediately be extended to boys to prevent other cancers, a leading epidemiologist says.
Jessica Wright SMOKERS are about to be confronted with the nation's biggest anti-tobacco campaign, a $61 million advertising blitz linking smoker's cough directly with lung cancer.
Women may have yet another reason not to smoke. In addition to causing lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes, smoking may slightly increase the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
Jill Stark THE breast cancer lobby's ''pink steamroller'' is diverting funding and public awareness from ovarian cancer and contributing to low survival rates, a leading specialist says.
Kerry Sheridan One of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies is planning to commercialise a new blood test for cancer that it says could do away with biopsies.
MORE Australians survive the big four cancers - breast, ovarian, colorectal and lung - than people in other wealthy countries including Britain and Denmark, research has shown.
Mark Metherell HEALTH CORRESPONDENT FRUSTRATION from experts with the federal government's indecision on bowel cancer screening has prompted a leading specialist to call for a ''brown ribbon day''.
Julie Robotham HEALTH EDITOR LUNG cancer screening can save lives, researchers have demonstrated for the first time, but Australian experts say it may still cost too much to justify a national program.
Paul Tatnell New wonder drugs to treat deadly skin cancers are a breakthrough that could benefit up to 10,000 Australians a year, a top specialist says.