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HPV vaccine a success, but more to do

The human papillomavirus vaccine has seen big drops in rates of HPV, which raises the possibility of cervical cancer’s complete

Could a urine sample help screen HPV

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a common infection affecting both women and men. It’s transmitted through sexual contact and in

Important news for women in their childbearing years

The reason women have pap smears is to detect pre-cancerous changes in the surface of the cervix so they can

Leukaemia

What is leukaemia? Leukaemia is cancer of the parts of the body that make blood, including the bone marrow and

Bladder cancer

Cancer of the bladder is a tumour of the tissue lining the bladder. There are several different types, the most

Ovarian cancer test (CA125)

Among Australian women, ovarian cancer is the 8th most common type of cancer diagnosed, and the 6th most common cause

Prostate cancer treatment needs to be tailored

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia. It’s estimated that more than 16,000 new cases

Ovarian cancer: treatment options

Treatment for ovarian cancer usually involves surgery and chemotherapy. Sometimes, it includes radiotherapy. Surgery The first treatment for ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer: what you need to know

What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer is cancer of a woman’s ovary or ovaries. The ovaries are located on either

Uterine cancer

What is cancer of the uterus? Cancer of the uterus occurs when cells become abnormal and start growing and multiplying

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