Patients with severe and deadly inherited blood disorders may soon have a 100% cure rate, thanks to a bone marrow transplant.
New research has found that 1 in 5 former and current smokers will suffer from pancreatic cancer — and the risks are worse for men.
Painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen have been found to significantly improve survival rates for head or neck cancer patients with the PIK3CA mutation.
A group of health organisations came together to run Australia's first 'Let's Talk About Cancer' pop-up shops, to great success.
With 50% of men in their 50s experiencing symptoms related to an enlarged prostate, health practitioners should encourage middle-aged men to have a check-up.
A new class of medication prevents cancer from dividing and proliferating, effectively stopping it in its tracks.
Women with diabetes are 27% more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts.
A new blood test that can identify melanoma in its early stages could save thousands of lives — and dollars.
Inspired by his young daughter undergoing chemo, a tradie Dad and his mate have designed superhero hospital gowns for sick children.
It seems nurses are doing a better job than doctors at identifying colorectal cancer.
A woman has been cancer-free for two years after her immune system was tweaked to destroy the disease. The treatment offers hope to other late-stage patients.
It's in everyone's best interests that cancer patients recover — including that of the Australian economy.
Australia has some of the best cancer-survival rates in the world, a tribute to our world-class research and treatment facilities. But childhood cancers in Australia are costly — in more ways than one.
Gail O'Brien, of the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, has been recognised for her tireless work with an Office of the Order of Australia award.
Many healthcare workers and patients spend a great deal of time indoors. How does this impact their vitamin D levels? How much sun is enough for Vitamin D?