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  Tennille Lewin, Blood cancer Support Manager at the Leukaemia Foundation, chats to Ed Phillips about the signs of blood cancer.

25/09/2017 / 12:21

  Professor Richard Scolyer – Co-Medical Director at Melanoma Institute Australia – chats to Kayley Harris and Nick Bennett on The Daily Drive about their discovery of new ways to stop melanoma from spreading.  

12/09/2017 / 06:06

  If somebody said to you that eating eggs was as bad for you as smoking cigarettes, how would you react?   Would you take them seriously? Or would you scoff at such a preposterous claim?   Eggs being as bad as cigarettes is one of a handful of ridiculous claims made in a new […]


  Dealing with a cancer diagnosis is a devastating reality faced by many Australians.   In addition to the physical and emotional stress this terrible disease imposes, a cancer diagnosis can cause intense financial stress.   Professor Anthony Lowe from the Prostate Cancer Foundation says the financial stress can be just as toxic as the side […]


    Did you know that your risk of developing certain cancers can be minimised by changing your lifestyle habits?   This month, Healthshare, Bowel Cancer Australia and the John Flynn Colorectal Centre are calling on Australians to look out for the warning signs of bowel cancer.   A staggering 1/2 Australians will be diagnosed […]


    There is no simple explanation for why some people develop bowel cancer and others do not. There are however, some simple things that every Australian can do to reduce their risk of dying from Australia’s second biggest cancer killer.    As part of Bowel Cancer Australia’s ‘Don’t wait until it’s too late campaign’ […]


    Did you know that bowel cancer is Australia’s second biggest cancer killer, and yet it remains one of the least discussed?   Every year, more than 15,000 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer, Australia’s second biggest cancer killer. The disease claims the lives of over 4000 men and women annually which translates to […]


    It would seem that every day there is a new thing that might cause us to get sick – although you would be forgiven for rolling your eyes at the news.   Red wine is good for you then it is bad for you. Brussel Sprouts are good for you and then they […]


  Around 42 Australian women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day, with the news coming as a shocking blow to women and their families.   It can be very difficult to cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer, both practically and emotionally, and women usually wade through the seven stages of grief.   Everybody […]

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