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Skin Cancer – protect and detect

At least 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. Find out how you can prevent and detect skin cancer.

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It’s time to talk about testicles

Did you know it’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month? Or that testicular cancer is the second most common cancer in young men? If they’re not the only things you don’t know about testicular cancer, read on to find out more about the disease, the signs ...

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Ovarian cancer: recognising the symptoms

Did you know 1500 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year and three out of four are diagnosed in the advanced stages of the disease? Lets talk about ovarian cancer and the symptoms to look out for.

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Avoid a sizzling sunburn this summer

Spending time in the summer sunshine is an Australian pastime, but if you’re not careful you could end up with a nasty sunburn or, even worse, skin cancer. Here we look at sunburn and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Preventing cervical cancer

A quick and easy test can prevent 1,200 cases of cervical cancer every year, so why are Pap smears such a sensitive subject?

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mens health and prostate cancer

Did you know prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men? Every year in Australia, about 20,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 3,000 men die from the disease. With Movember in full swing, an annual campaign to get people ...

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preventing bowel cancer with healthy living

Bowel cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in Australia, claiming the lives of about 4,000 Australians each year.

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Going Nuts Good For You

Eating nuts more than three times a week may reduce the risk of dying from cancer or cardiovascular disease.

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Cancer – An Overview

Cancer is the name given to a large number of diseases of the cells – which are the basic structural units of all the organs and tissues in our bodies.

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Understanding Cancer

While ‘cancer’ can be a very scary word, better understanding it is the key to reducing the toll it takes on the community.

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Protect Yourself Against Skin Cancer

Australians have one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. What do you need to know to protect yourself?

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Reduce Your Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Changes

The number of Australians diagnosed with cancer is expected to rise in the coming years, but up to a quarter of cases could be prevented with a healthy lifestyle.

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Live Longer With Less Meat

A long-term study has found that eating red meat is associated with an increased risk of an earlier death. But it's not all bad news – substitute healthy forms of protein for red meat and you may not only lower your mortality risk, you'll also be helping ...

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Browned Off: Limit Acrylamide In Your Food

Ten years after the discovery of acrylamide in foods, it’s worth pursuing advice on the ways that home cooks can lower their exposure to this controversial chemical.

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Preventing Cancer With Daily Aspirin

Regularly taking aspirin could halve the risk for developing a hereditary form of colorectal cancer.

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