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17 May 2013
Rumour has it there is a single cure for cancer locked away from those who need it. This is one of the most popular cancer myths propagated online. But how can this be?
17 April 2013
Could cancer prevention be as simple as taking aspirin? Studies have shown that aspirin may be able to prevent some cancers. But before we add reducing cancer risk to aspirin’s credentials, it’s important to consider the evidence.
Continue reading Does an aspirin a day keep cancer away?
26 February 2013
New York was one of the first US cities to propose a tax on sugary drinks - it was never implemented. However, in recognition of the problem of overweight and obesity among NYC residents, the city health department has a strong focus on addressing this issue.
Continue reading Downsizing in the Big Apple
4 February 2013
Today is World Cancer Day. This year’s theme is "Cancer Myths – Did you know?", so it's timely for me to put one prevalent cancer myth to rest. Why haven’t we found a cure for cancer?
Continue reading No magic bullet but cancer is no longer a death sentence
25 January 2013
Australians have one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. And with Australia Day plans revolving around barbeques, beaches and beers this weekend, have we taken the idea of a sunburnt country too far?
Continue reading Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is fairest of them all?
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