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Now is not the time for Australians to lose confidence in sunscreen

Craig Sinclair
23 October 2017

With melanoma rates in Australia among the highest in the world, and two out of every three Australians diagnosed with a skin cancer by the age of 70, now is not the time to lose our confidence in sunscreen.

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Not everything gives you cancer, but eating too much processed meat certainly can


28 October 2015

Yesterday, the cancer arm of the The World Health Organization released its evaluation on how likely red and processed meats are to cause cancer.

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Health Check: does alcohol cause cancer?


10 February 2014

Alcohol and cancer is a topic that arouses a lot of controversy: many Australians like the odd drink but don't want to make the connection to cancer, the world's biggest killer.

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What are cancer clusters?

Terry Slevin
10 February 2014

Most of us are living longer and we are all expected to be working longer. Because the likelihood of cancer increases as we age, we?re more likely to be diagnosed with cancer while still a member of the paid workforce.

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Everything does not give you cancer, so avoid the things that might


4 February 2014

Everything gives you cancer, or so the saying goes. But that's not what the evidence says. Of the 40,000 Australian cancer deaths in 2007, around a third were directly attributable to one or more of a handful of known risk factors

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