Cancer clinicians now have even easier access to the latest information on Victorian clinical trials using their smartphones, following the launch of the Victorian Cancer Trials link mobile app.
With about 360,000 Australians currently living with cancer and a further 350 people told they have cancer every day, it’s likely most people will know someone affected by the disease.
Australian researchers have discovered that men with incurable prostate cancer, but without symptoms, who received immediate hormone treatment on the TROG 03.06 (TOAD) clinical trial, had an increase in survival over those who delayed treatment.
New research released today by LiveLighter paints a vivid picture of the typical Victorian’s lifestyle, with many confessing to regularly eating fast food, skipping breakfast, and not doing enough exercise.
63% of Victorians invited into the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program are not taking part.
New research by Cancer Council Victoria shows that many people in the Vietnamese community are unaware they are at increased risk of hepatitis B-related liver cancer.
The special love and care that only a canine best friend can provide will be celebrated at Bark For Life, an Australian-first fundraising event where dogs and their human pals can team up to support Cancer Council Victoria.
New laws requiring Victorian prisons to be completely smoke-free from July 1 will protect the health of staff and prisoners, in a move supported by Quit Victoria and the Australian Medical Association (Victoria).
Bowel cancer survivor Eugene Arocca is calling for men in the west to screen for bowel cancer every two years – and avoid the wake-up call he received after neglecting to do the test when he turned 50.