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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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Watch our Google Hangout about testing new treatments in patients (Part 2 of 2)

Category: Science blog August 22, 2016

We explore how clinical trials are run, and hear from a patient about what it's like taking part in a cancer clinical tria...

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

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All women with ovarian cancer should be offered genetic testing – so why aren’t they?

Category: Science blog August 17, 2016

Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren't. We ...

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To help prevent childhood obesity we need action on TV junk food advertising

Category: Science blog July 5, 2016

Despite the rules to protect children from junk food marketing, children are still far too easily exposed to these ads on ...

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12 sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016

We clear up 12 common myths around sun safety to help you keep your skin healthy and reduce your risk of serious damage.

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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette pac...

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