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Australian men twice as likely to get cancer as rest of the world

Australian men twice as likely to get cancer as rest of the world

Australia's high skin cancer rate means we sit in a precarious position globally.

  • by Maani Truu

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'Watershed moment' for cancer research in Canberra
ACT government

'Watershed moment' for cancer research in Canberra

ACT cancer patients can expect better outcomes with a new agreement bringing world-leading research to the capital.

  • by Elliot Williams
'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Owen Finegan on working with sick kids
Illness

'Cancer doesn't discriminate': Owen Finegan on working with sick kids

The former Brumby is bowled over by the work being done in childhood cancer research.

  • by Sally Pryor
Connie Johnson continues to inspire a year after her death
Canberra

Connie Johnson continues to inspire a year after her death

It will be a year on Saturday since Connie passed away.

  • by Megan Doherty
'The end of my career': Hey Hey It's Saturday star reveals cancer battle

'The end of my career': Hey Hey It's Saturday star reveals cancer battle

John Blackman has opened up on his battle with an aggressive skin cancer, saying he fears surgery will end his career.

  • by Robert Moran
'You're not alone': Opera House goes gold to honour kids with cancer
Charity

'You're not alone': Opera House goes gold to honour kids with cancer

When Audrey was five-years-old, she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. Seven years later, she'll attend a candlelight vigil to support other kids who've suffered cancer.

  • by Cassandra Morgan
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September shines golden spotlight on childhood cancer
Research

September shines golden spotlight on childhood cancer

A lot can happen in a year: more than 950 children aged under 18 will be diagnosed with cancer and some, like six-year-old Evie Weir will die of it.

  • by Helen Pitt
Doctor, doctor, (don't) tell me the news
Opinion
Opinion

Doctor, doctor, (don't) tell me the news

Dropping the cancer label from some low risk conditions could reduce men's anxiety about seeing a GP.

  • by Jenna Price
Roundup's safety reviewed in Britain after US Monsanto verdict
USA

Roundup's safety reviewed in Britain after US Monsanto verdict

Britain's DIY chains are look into the implications after a California jury found that the weedkiller caused Dewayne Johnson's terminal cancer.

  • by Joel Adams
Drop 'cancer' label to protect patients from over-treatment, researchers say
Healthcare
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
Dying cancer patient awarded $395m in Monsanto Roundup case

Dying cancer patient awarded $395m in Monsanto Roundup case

A jury in California has awarded a former gardener who said he got terminal cancer from Roundup, a widely used weed killer.

  • by Gretel Johnston