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Thousands who die with cancer spend last days in pain, study finds

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
The charity said a lack of support at home, including pain relief, means that people with cancer at the end of their life do not have enough choice over where they would like to be cared for and many are spending their final days in oversubscribed ...

Neighbours' Dr Karl – aka Alan Fletcher – on music, acting and bowel cancer

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
You almost expect Alan Fletcher, marathon TV medico, to have the obligatory stethoscope around his neck when he arrives for lunch.

University of Canberra starts company to develop new cancer treatment

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
University of Canberra researchers hope to develop a new treatment aimed at preventing the spread of cancer within the body with the launch of a new company.

Wall walk for cancer

Port Lincoln Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A PORT Lincoln woman is attempting to raise funds so she can take on a trek of the Great Wall of China for Breast Cancer Network Australia.
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Jake Bailey passes Year 12 exams, is in cancer remission

NEWS.com.au - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
“In response to the incredible and at times overwhelming interest and support in my battle with cancer, I am now fortunate to be able to announce that recent tests show that my treatment has been successful and I am officially in remission,” he wrote ...

Baldness Linked to Risk for Prostate Cancer D...

WebMD - ‎10 hours ago‎
12, 2016 -- Over the past 20 years, studies have repeatedly linked male pattern baldness with higher risk for prostate cancer. The tie makes sense because hormones called androgens play a role in hair loss and prostate cancer development. Plus, both ...

Targeting cancer from many angles

MIT News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Since the discovery of the first cancer-causing genes in the 1960s, scientists have uncovered at least 600 genes that contribute to tumor development.

Cancer campaigner becomes finalist in Woman of the Year award

Northern Star - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Jodie Mcrae of Lismore, founded "Jodie's Inspiration after battling a rare form of breast cancer. She has been named a finalist in the 2016 Rex Airlines Regional Woman of the Year Award.

Performer Jeon Minwoo 'Little Psy' pass away from cancer

SBS (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
He was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 which resulted in his family moving from China to Korea for treatment. It looked promising for a while when doctors said that the tumour had decreased, but unfortunately the tumour grew again.
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The Moment for Congress to Fight Against Cancer and Asbestos Is Now

Huffington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
After his wife died from lack of available medical treatment, Dashrath Manjhi, a poor Indian laborer, cut a 360 foot long, 30 foot wide road through a mountain with his own hands in order to get others from his village to the nearest hospital should ...
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Pancreatic cancer may be treatable with tree extract

Medical News Today - ‎19 hours ago‎
With no effective treatments currently available, there is an urgent and important need to develop new drugs to treat pancreatic cancer. After carrying out tests in lab cells and mice, researchers propose that nimbolide, a natural extract from the ...

Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Cok...

WebMD - ‎12 hours ago‎
12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with the leading form of lung cancer may be able to look to Coca-Cola Classic to solve a common medicinal challenge, new research suggests.
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Florida girl becomes family's THIRD child to die of brain cancer in six years

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
A Southwest Florida family has lost its third child to a rare genetic brain cancer. Erin and Benjamin Mading lost their youngest child Isabella "Bell" Mading, who was ten years old, on February 6 to the brain cancer, which is linked to Lynch syndrome ...

Ironman tackles The March Charge to obliterate cancer

Bundaberg News Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
23-YEAR-OLD Ironman Jackson Maynard is motivating Queenslanders to lead active lives while helping obliterate cancer this March, as Cancer Council Queensland's The March Charge ambassador. The talented athlete will encourage people to enlist in the ...

That Dragon, Cancer: the video game that takes death seriously

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
But it need not define the medium and that it can be more is evident in the recently released That Dragon, Cancer, a title with an uncomfortable subject at its heart.
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New prostate cancer test can 'smell' the disease in men's urine

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎17 hours ago‎
Researchers in England have developed a new diagnostic test that can detect urology-related cancers by 'smelling' the diseases in urine samples.

Cancer survivor has message you need to hear

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Ms Chandler was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2010, at the age of 46, after a trip to the doctor confirmed her worst fears.
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Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer Ri...

WebMD - ‎17 hours ago‎
11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have an overactive thyroid gland might be at greater risk for breast cancer, a new study suggests.

Cancer patients praise the new Mater Private Hospital

The Queensland Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
WHEN Brian Waller was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he had no option but to travel to four different hospitals to meet with specialist doctors.
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Hugh Jackman receives treatment for fifth skin cancer

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Hugh Jackman has once again taken to social media to discuss a serious issue. The 47-year-old father of two uploaded a shot of his taped-up nose, revealing he has had more skin cancer removed. "An example of what happens when you don't wear ...
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