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Issue Two 2018

7 ways to cut your cancer risk

A third of cancers can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes. Get to know the seven healthy habits to make small but significant changes today.

Talking to kids about cancer

Research shows that being open and honest with children is one of the best ways to help them.

Less harsh cancer treatments on the horizon

Discoveries in immunotherapy are offering some patients alternative treatments to chemotherapy and radiation.

Regional doctors better equipped to spot the difference

Handheld skin microscopes and training will be rolled out to Victorian GPs from October thanks to The Longest Day of Golf participants.

Issue One 2018

One soft drink a day could increase your risk of cancer

Considering fizzing out that soft drink habit? New findings provide even more reason to make the switch to water.

What to say (and not say) when someone tells you they have cancer

Supporting those affected by cancer can be challenging for families and friends, and sometimes they don’t know what to say. Here are our top tips.

$2.5 million to provide research hope for low survival cancers

The funding will support eight new research projects to generate breakthroughs in cancers such as lung, pancreatic, brain, mesothelioma and stomach cancer, among others.

Research student tackles most common childhood cancer

Antonia's project aims to understand why some children relapse from the most common form of childhood leukaemia.