tumour

Would a cancer label influence your treatment decision?

People are more likely to opt for aggressive treatments when their condition is labelled cancer, even if the risk of

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

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

Uterine cancer

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

Exercise helps cancer survivors

Survival rates for a number of cancers continue to improve, in part because of more effective treatments. While cancer treatments

Complementary medicine users have worse cancer survival

Complementary medicines are estimated to be used by two out of three Australians – we spend $3.5 billion on it

Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a condition where an accumulation of lymphatic fluid (lymph) in the body’s tissues causes chronic (ongoing) swelling (oedema).

Video: New cancer test is as good as gold

Cancer is a major health problem in Australia – As many as half of all Australians are expected to be

Prostate cancer treatment

There are different options for managing and treating prostate cancer. For some men, immediate treatment is not necessary or may

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