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I was the picture of perfect health, a fit person. Then I was diagnosed with brain cancer.
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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.

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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.

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$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.

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7 myths about sun protection

There are many myths about sun protection. To keep you and your loved ones safe this summer, we’ve dispelled seven of the most common claims we’ve heard going around.

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New research shows Australians living with or beyond cancer to soar by 2040

1 in 18 Australians will have been diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime by 2040; cancer survival rates are the highest they have ever been.

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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.

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Rachael doesn’t know how much time she has left.

Wife, mother of two and English teacher Rachael has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer. This is her story.

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