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'The Roughead Effect': Hawks star's cancer battle triggers increase of melanoma checks - ‎14 hours ago‎
Doctors have praised Hawthorn star Jarryd Roughead for making his cancer battle public, which has sparked an increase in melanoma checks.
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Africa's growing and neglected cancer problem: We will all suffer

The Conversation US - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Uganda's only radiation treatment machine broke down in April earlier this year, provoking widespread public criticism and leaving an estimated 30,000 new cancer patients stranded. Yet the lack of adequate cancer care was hardly unique in the region ...
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Cancer alert: Study confirms alcohol causes 7 types of cancer

International Business Times AU - ‎22 hours ago‎
New study has shown that alcohol may raise the risk of seven different cancers. Experts at University of Otago in New Zealand have found links to cancer of the breast, bowel, liver, colon, oesophagus, larynx, throat and mouth. This new study has ...

Hope for less toxic drug for cancer babies

The West Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Scientists screened about 100 cancer drugs to help find ones that would be most effective with less collateral damage. Laboratory tests using cancer cells from babies had identified novel compounds and the results had been confirmed in animal models.
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New cancer treatment? Scientists have programmed bacteria to kill cancer cells in mice

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Scientists are successfully experimenting with a creative approach to treat cancer by genetically programming bacteria to invade tumours and destroy cells from within.
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Cancer scare weighs on Le Clos ahead of Phelps re-match

SBS - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Le Clos announced earlier this month that both his parents were being treated for cancer, casting an emotive shadow over his preparations for Brazil where the 200 metres butterfly duel is arguably the must-see event at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in ...
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'Anti-evolution' drugs in cancer fight

SBS - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Scientists are opening a new front in the war on cancer with plans to develop "anti-evolution" drugs to stop tumour cells from developing resistance to treatment.

Cancer survivor helps young people - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith playing cricket on the ward at the Prince of Wales Hospital and is caught out by patient Adry Awan who was receiving treatment at the hospital after being diagnosed with cancer aged 17. Mr Awan said he ...
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New cancer drug reduces advanced melanoma in almost 50 per cent of patients

ABC Online - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
But the next step will be making it accessible for other cancer patients. Kathy Gardiner, who was diagnosed with terminal stage 4 melanoma, said she already had radiotherapy and several operations when she received compassionate access to the Keytruda ...

Vic bids to save 10000 lives from cancer

SBS - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Victoria is hoping to save 10,000 lives from cancer in 10 years. Launching the Victorian Cancer Plan 2016-20 on Friday, Health Minister Jill Hennessy said it will work on cancer prevention, detection, treatment and research to reach the ambitious ...
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NSW Government to collaborate with United States on cancer research

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The NSW government has signed a deal worth millions of dollars which will see ongoing collaboration in cancer research with the United States.
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Doherty shares raw images of breast cancer treatment

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Shannen Doherty has shared some brutally honest images of her life while undergoing cancer treatment. The former 90210 actress, who announced she had been diagnosed with breast cancer in August last year, shared six images depicting herself shaving ...
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Coffee can play a role in reducing risks of cancer and diabetes

ABC Online - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
There is a growing body of evidence that coffee can have good effects on our health and may even combat the risk of type II diabetes and some cancers. But it's not a magic potion. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki looks at the evidence. Last time, I talked about ...
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Oily fish cuts bowel cancer deaths: study

SBS - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Bowel cancer patients who eat a lot of oily fish may cut their chances of dying from the disease, research suggests. Those with a lot of omega-3 in their diets from oily fish might live longer, the new study published online in the journal Gut found ...
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Rise in prostate cancer raises alarm - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A new study shows the number of men presenting with metastatic prostate cancer has increased dramatically in the US following a decline in PSA testing that coincided with the high profile US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations ...
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Roxy Jacenko's one regret after breast cancer diagnosis

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Sydney PR queen Roxy Jacenko is no stranger to headlines of late, but her breast cancer diagnosis has come as a shock. At 36 and a mother of two young children, Pixie, 4, and Hunter, 2, Jacenko believed she was an unlikely candidate, despite being in ...

Taming cancer

The New Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
BENGALURU: Dr B S Srinath comes across as a person who repudiates fate as an excuse. Instead, the consultant surgical oncologist and managing trustee of Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation, which runs the Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research ...
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Cancer-fighting gene-editing tool to begin human trials in China

RT - ‎13 hours ago‎
Using Crispr, the team will extract blood from a lung cancer patient for whom other treatments have failed. A gene that encodes a protein named PD-1 and hides cancer from the immune system will be removed from the blood and the team believes the system ...

New cancer beds remain shut at Melbourne hospital due to lack of funding

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Despite the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre being built to accommodate an increase in bed numbers for Peter Mac, the hospital has been provided a similar operating budget that allowed it to use just 124 beds at its old East Melbourne ...
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Suffering from colon cancer? Turmeric is the cure

Economic Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.