Category: Australian Cancer News

Jarryd Roughead: Australia’s Biggest Cancer News Story of 2016

Jarryd Roughead is an AFL star, and he plays for the current three-time premiership team Hawthorn. He is a key forward-cum-pinch-hit-ruckman for the Hawks, and is an extremely popular player with fans and fellow players. His popularity transcends the tribal…

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ACM Group Australia Launch USA Foundation

Sixteen years after ACM Group launched their holistic lifestyle Advanced Cancer Management programs in Sydney and Perth, one of Australia’s most innovative cancer organisations has now gained a foothold in the USA funding circuit. Original founders Dr Christine O’Neill, Lou James and…

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Australia adds new breast and lung cancer drugs to PBS funding

Australia adds new breast and lung cancer drugs to PBS funding Published: 01 July 2015 Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced that breast and lung Cancer patients will have affordable access to life-changing medicines that normally cost up to…

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Kids Cancer Charity Camp Quality Supper Club

Kids Cancer Charity Camp Quality Supper Club – The Art of Dining is Australia’s most unique dining event held May 7, 2015 to raise money for children living with cancer. Camp Quality partners with Australia’s most exclusive and highly awarded…

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Breast Cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge launches cannabis-infused wine

Image from: www.cannabisculture.com Breast Cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge launches cannabis-infused wine Published: 10 October 2014 American rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer on October 2004. She is a long-time proponent of cannabis reform and having survived breast…

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Anti-Skin-Cancer Berry Only Found Outback

Fantastic news out of far north Queensland recently as a berry only found in the Australian outback region of the Atherton Tablelands has been shown to have powerful anti-cancer properties. “There’s a purpling of the area, of the tumour itself,…

Home and Away star Tessa James diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma

wikimedia.org Home and Away star Tessa James diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma Published: 21 September 2014 Former Home and Away star Tessa James has been diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma and is undergoing chemotherapy. Tessa has returned home to Gold Coast to…

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A New Way To Kill Leukaemia Cells

A “game-changing” discovery of a new way to kill leukaemia cells is the first major breakthrough at the $200 million South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine, made…

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Doc Neeson Dies of Brain Tumour

The Angels’ Doc Neeson, 67, dies … 4 June 2014 The Angels’ frontman and Australian rock icon Bernard Patrick “Doc” Neeson has died at age 67, just 17 months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. The singer’s Facebook Page…