By the age of 45, childhood cancer survivors may experience nearly twice as many chronic health conditions as the general population.
This is the first time in 30 years that a substantial breakthrough has been made in triple negative cancer treatment.
Study raises concern over melanoma diagnosis accuracy.
Queensland has the highest incidence rates for major cancers in men and women, and there is a 20% lower incidence of breast cancer for females in very remote areas, when compared with the major cities.
Early detection, more personalised decision-making and prevention strategies for carriers of the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations are now possible, thanks to a long-term study that followed almost 10,000 women for up to 20 years.
Australian and Japanese researchers have been investigating carbon ion therapy, an advanced form of cancer treatment being proposed for introduction in Australia.
This new imaging technique assists surgeons to effectively remove all tumours during initial breast cancer surgery.
While e-cigarettes may expose users to fewer toxic chemicals than conventional tobacco, questions remained unanswered.
This successful safety study sets the stage for phase II clinical trials into the effect of high-dose vitamin C on overall lifespan and quality of life for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.
In a medical imaging breakthrough, a Charles Sturt University (CSU) scientist has found a way to reduce a patient's exposure to radiation without compromising scan quality.
University of Adelaide researchers have developed an optical fibre probe that distinguishes breast cancer tissue from normal tissue — potentially allowing surgeons to be much more precise when removing breast cancer.
A small study published in The Lancet involved 14 patients who began experiencing phantom limb pain soon after arm amputation and had not benefited from other treatments.
The complications and high costs associated with dental implants could be a thing of the past as Griffith University research aims to reduce the associated risks of infection using new cutting-edge nanotechnology.
ASID has released a warning to doctors working in remote and rural Australia to be watchful for signs of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a very rare but fatal brain infection, mostly affecting children.
The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, Qld, has included specialist Ultra High-Definition (4K) cameras in its operating theatres.