Category: Global Cancer News

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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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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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Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced by Having Sex with more than 20 Women

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced by Having Sex with more than 20 Women Published: 29 October 2014 New research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology shows that men who have sex with more than 20 women during the course of their…

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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Skin Cancer Cases Rise by 41% in Five Years

Skin Cancer Cases Rise by 41% in Five Years Published: 2 September 2014 New research has revealed that skin cancer hospital admission have doubled in the last five years. That equates to a rise of 41%, not including skin cancer…

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Higher Concentration Of Trace Elements Found In Bone Cancer

Higher Concentration of Trace Elements Found In Bone Cancer Published: 21 July 2014 Researchers from the MedUni Vienna, the Vienna Technical University and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute have investigated the distribution of trace elements in the tissue of bone tumors….

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Parasite found in cat poo shows promise in cancer treatment

Parasite found in cat poo shows promise in cancer treatment Published: 15 July 2014 Toxoplasma gondii, a microscopic organism native to cats shows promise in treating cancer. Mutated strain of T. gondii has been found to reprogram the natural power…

Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer, cancels all engagements.

Ryuichi Sakamoto has throat cancer, cancels all engagements Published: 11 July 2014 Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who shared an Oscar for Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Last Emperor” score, announced on his site that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer and…

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Vitamin D Boosts Bowel Cancer Survival

Vitamin D Boosts Bowel Cancer Survival Published: 11 July 2014 A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the…