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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.
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Sarah Berry Today marks the launch of the Sunsense UV Photo Bus in Sydney.
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Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign starts next Monday to raise awareness of the impact of our high meat consumption on animal welfare, as well as on human health and the environment.
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.
Alicia Wood WOMEN who travel from the country to major centres for cancer treatment can now take friends and family with them - on computer.
Julia Medew CLOSE relatives of women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 35 have a much higher risk of developing other cancers, including brain and lung cancers, research has found.
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WASHINGTON: Coffee has been shown to reduce the risk of skin cancer by helping kill off damaged cells that could otherwise turn into tumours, according to a new US study.
Rob Stein MILLIONS of women facing an elevated risk for breast cancer could slash their chances of getting the widely feared malignancy by taking a hormone-blocking pill used to treat the disease or prevent a...
Denis Campbell LONG-TERM use of drugs prescribed for osteoporosis may be doubling the users' risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus, a study warns.
Julia Medew High-grade cervical abnormalities under-17 girls halved, Victoria study finds.
Erik Jensen THE incidence of bowel cancer in young people has surged in the past decade, more than doubling in some age categories, but doctors have been unable to explain the increase.