May 6, 2016

The 10 ‘red flag’ symptoms that mean YOU could have cancer revealed

What are the 10 early warning signs that could mean cancer? A persistent cough, a sore that refuses to heal, unexplained weight loss and changing bladder […]
May 5, 2016

Essential medicines give lifeline to people living with cancer

On World Cancer Day 2016, WHO urges countries to provide access to cancer treatment. Abish Romero is preparing to celebrate: in a few months she will mark […]
May 4, 2016

The closest thing yet to a cure for terminal cancer?

Immunotherapy has given some patients extra years of life and now new combinations of the treatment may offer hope to many more. Sandra Sayce often finds […]
May 3, 2016

Longer Legs Linked to Cancer Risk

Longer legs appear to increase the risk of colon cancer, due to exposure in puberty to greater levels of a growth hormone. Colorectal cancer has been […]
May 2, 2016

World Cancer Day: Why is the disease still a taboo?

Even today, cancer remains a somewhat taboo topic, with some people unwilling to publicly share their condition. January 2016 will be remembered as a particularly alarming month […]
April 29, 2016

Don’t risk skin cancer while chasing vitamin D boost, authorities warn 

Experts caution that everyone should protect themselves from sun exposure, even if they have a vitamin D deficiency. Australian authorities have released new advice on prolonged sun […]
April 28, 2016

A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer

A healthy diet based on fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans high in fiber correlates to a lower risk of breast cancer in women. If the advice […]