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The right side of the numbers

Monday 6 September 2021

Matt was only 37 when he received heartbreaking news from his oncologist; “I have good and bad news. The good news is the melanoma in your groin is responding to the radiotherapy. The bad news is that it’s now in your bones. I’m sorry, the cancer has progressed to stage 4.” As a single parent to 7-year-old Nixon, Matt’s greatest fears suddenly felt very real.

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Beyond Dry July: Kathryn shares how going alcohol free changed her life

Thursday 19 August 2021

This July – despite many of us enduring lockdowns and the many restrictions and stresses that come with being stuck at home – over 38,000 Australians gave up alcohol as part of Dry July, to raise funds for people affected by cancer. For Kathryn, who celebrated 2 years of being alcohol-free this July, giving it up has given her more than she imagined.

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E-cigarettes too easy for teens to access

Thursday 20 May 2021

E-cigarette use is climbing among teenagers due to dodgy online marketing and influence from their peers. But we’re developing resources to educate our kids.

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Hype or hope? Cancer marker tests sold online

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Ads for direct-to-consumer cancer marker tests claim they can detect cancer without needing to see a doctor. Do they live up to their promises?

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Teens presenting to hospital with sunburn. We need to do better.

Tuesday 2 March 2021

Sunburn on a child or adolescent means something has gone wrong in our duty of care to protect the younger generation. It’s a condition that’s particularly hard to stomach given sunburn is almost always preventable. It simply should never happen.

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Hype or hope? Direct-to-consumer cancer marker tests

Friday 5 February 2021

Many companies are selling do-it-yourself blood tests as a way to detect cancer before it spreads. But evidence shows these 'miracle' tests aren’t as safe or effective as advertised.

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When you cover things, they last longer. Same goes for you

Thursday 21 January 2021

A new SunSmart campaign targeting men has been launched off the back of a study showing men can be complacent about sun protection – despite knowing the dangers of sun exposure and the fact that twice as many men die from skin cancer as women.

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Slop on sunscreen this summer – just not aerosol

Thursday 17 December 2020

In the lead up to holiday season, we’re encouraging Aussies to avoid using aerosol sunscreens following new evidence that it’s extremely difficult to get good levels of UV protection from these products.

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