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4 in 5 Australians don’t apply enough sunscreen – are you one of them?

Wednesday 13 February 2019

We’ve got some tips to help you apply sunscreen effectively and stay protected.

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How one gift helped tackle bowel cancer

Wednesday 13 February 2019

It started with a gift in a Will. One family left a sizable donation because they wanted to help. “Had I not done the bowel screen, I'd have been organising palliative care,” says cancer survivor Louise.

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Outsmarting ovarian cancer

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Professor Clare Scott is working to improve treatment outcomes for one of the most deadly cancers affecting Australian women.

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Understanding and managing ‘chemo brain’

Wednesday 13 February 2019

It’s real and you’re not alone. ‘Chemo brain’ is common in people with cancer, affecting their ability to manage at home, school or work. Here are some tips on how to find your way through the fog.

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Treating cancers without creating new ones

Wednesday 13 February 2019

A new post-doctoral study at La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science aims to investigate kinder treatments for cancer patients; addressing the sometimes severe and tragic side effects of current therapies.

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Improving the lives of Australian men living with prostate cancer

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Associate Professor David Smith is leading one of the world’s longest studies into the experiences of men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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What a difference a year made

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Russ and Jessica had a busy 2016 with their pregnancy, new home and wedding. With so much to look forward to, they never expected a brain cancer diagnosis.

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Wedding favours with a difference

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Cancer has affected Kylie and Anthony in more ways than one. That’s why when it came to their special day, they wanted to do something to help others have their own happy ending.

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"My mum is with me when I Relay"

Monday 14 January 2019

A leaflet in Sandi’s letterbox prompted her to “leave a positive mark on the universe” following the death of her mother.

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