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Latest from Cancer Council Australia
3 Feb 2016

Australian cancer prevalence exceeds 1 million: new estimates

The number of Australians living with cancer or having survived a diagnosis has exceeded 1 million for the first time1, highlighting a change in how we should manage the disease, according to Cancer Council Australia.

31 Jan 2016

How much sun is enough?

New recommendations published today (31/1) by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer risk with maintaining healthy vitamin D levels for optimal health.

19 Jan 2016

Finalised clinical guidelines for prostate test launched today, following NHMRC approval

For the first time, health professionals have access to evidence-based recommendations for using the prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test to assess prostate cancer risk and manage test-detected patients, following the publication today (20/01) of new clinical practice guidelines.

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