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Immunotherapy to target 'evil' immune cells protecting breast cancers
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Immunotherapy to target 'evil' immune cells protecting breast cancers

The daring plan to use immunotherapy to kill off the most aggressive, treatment-resistant breast cancers.

  • by Kate Aubusson

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'I'd only just stopped breastfeeding': Double mastectomy decision

'I'd only just stopped breastfeeding': Double mastectomy decision

Next Wednesday is my last chemo. I am very excited about having my last chemo.

  • by Tim Barlass
Canberra tattooist offers 'final chapter' for breast cancer survivors
Canberra

Canberra tattooist offers 'final chapter' for breast cancer survivors

"After surgery, most women are left without a nipple or nipples and sometimes traumatic scars as well."

  • by Bree Element
One in four breast cancers could be prevented, exhaustive evidence review finds
Cancer

One in four breast cancers could be prevented, exhaustive evidence review finds

A staggering 68 risk factors for breast cancers have been ranked from "convincing" to "no association" to help one in four women potentially prevent the condition.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Tanya Gendle has reached acceptance
Canberra

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Tanya Gendle has reached acceptance

Former prime minister Julia Gillard said her former personal trainer is "a free spirit with a huge capacity for empathy and caring''.

  • by Megan Doherty
Krystal Barter: 'I've no body parts left that society would deem me to be female'
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Krystal Barter: 'I've no body parts left that society would deem me to be female'

The Pink Hope founder on her latest health setback.

  • by Amy Croffey
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'Fix our health system!': A Labor MP's stinging response to the Premier's polite card
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'Fix our health system!': A Labor MP's stinging response to the Premier's polite card

It started with a polite, seemingly heartfelt card from NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian. But the recipient was unimpressed and took the opportunity to air her frustrations.

  • by Esther Han
BBC journalist dies of cancer several days after statement
Breast cancer

BBC journalist dies of cancer several days after statement

BBC radio journalist Rachael Bland had announced on social media earlier in the week that her death was imminent.

Drop 'cancer' label to protect patients from over-treatment, researchers say
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Breast cancer

Drop 'cancer' label to protect patients from over-treatment, researchers say

Ditching the ‘cancer’ label from low-risk conditions could protect many patients from unnecessary aggressive treatment and distress, Australian researchers argue.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Funding boost for breast cancer survivors

Funding boost for breast cancer survivors

Indigenous breast cancer survivors will soon be approached for their views on initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women with the disease.

The most common causes of death where you live
Lung cancer

The most common causes of death where you live

Death comes for everyone eventually, and when it is your turn to shuffle off the mortal coil, these are the most likely causes.

  • by Craig Butt, Nigel Gladstone & Soren Frederiksen