1 Sep

Prostate Cancer Statistics in Australia

Prostate cancer develops when abnormal cells in the prostate grow more quickly than in a normal prostate forming a malignant tumour. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men with one in six men that will be diagnosed with

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14 Jun

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women aged over 50 in Australia. Also known as colorectal cancer, it develops in the lining of the bowel and depending on where the cancer develops, is called either colon or rectal

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4 Jun

Lung Cancer in Australia

What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is a malignant tumour that grows in one or both of the lungs. Cancer that starts in the lungs is known as primary lung cancer and from there it can spread to other parts of the body such as the lymph nodes,

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10 May

Causes, Symptoms and Treatments for Pleural Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a cancer that occurs in the mesothelial cell which lines the organs of the chest, abdominal cavities as well as the lining of the heart. It is caused by exposure to asbestos fibres although the mechanisms is not completely

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26 Mar

Cancer Rate to Surge 72% in Australia by 2040

While this figure may seem concerning, part of the reason for growth is due to increased cancer survival rates. Currently, 1 in 22 Australians are living with or beyond cancer (in remission), however by 2040 this will have increased to 1 in 18

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23 Nov

Gynaecological Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Many women lead busy lives, juggling work, family, and trying to fit in a bit of ‘me time’ along the way. So when something doesn’t feel quite right with their bodies, it’s not uncommon for symptoms to be dismissed in the hopes the issue will

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6 Nov

Common Cancers In Australian Men

It’s estimated that 1 in 3 Australian men will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Fortunately, many cancer survival rates are improving thanks to advances in available treatments. But this increase isn’t consistent across all cancers,

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13 Oct

Understanding Breast Cancer

Australian women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer by the age of 85. The good news is that in Australia the overall five year survival rate for women is 90% making breast cancer largely survivable if caught early. It’s extremely

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6 Sep

Bowel Cancer – The Facts [Infographic]

Did you know that bowel cancer is the third most diagnosed and the second most lethal cancer in Australia? Get the facts on bowel cancer here: Bowel Cancer Australia_Bowel Cancer_The Facts

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6 Sep

What You Need To Know About Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is the third most diagnosed and the second most lethal cancer in Australia. The good news is that if caught early, the majority of bowel cancers can be successfully treated. However, many of us can feel reluctant to talk to a doctor

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