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Being tall increases cancer risk

Being tall increases cancer risk

You may not make the women's basketball team but British researchers have found an advantage to being short in stature — it significantly reduces your risk of developing cancer.
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Doctors tell: 'How I prevent cancer'

Doctors tell: 'How I prevent cancer'

Make simple lifestyle tweaks to minimise your cancer risk, prescribe four doctors.
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Mobile phones linked to brain cancer

Mobile phones linked to brain cancer

The World Health Organisation has done a major backflip declaring that mobiles are in fact linked to brain cancer, which is bad news for the five billion...
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Cereal packaging linked to cancer

Cereal packaging linked to cancer

Some UK breakfast cereal manufacturers plan to stop using recycled cardboard in packaging after researchers in Switzerland discovered that current boxes could...
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Richer people more likely to get certain cancers

Richer people more likely to get certain cancers

People living in wealthy suburbs are more likely to get certain types of cancer than those in disadvantaged areas, a new study has found.
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Grow your mo'

Grow your mo'

What is it about the month of November that leads clean-shaven, presentable men to experiment with the questionable delights of cultivating a moustache? What...
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Michael Clarke new ambassador of skin cancer awareness

Michael Clarke new ambassador of skin cancer awareness

Australian Cricket’s Twenty-20 captain and Test vice captain, Michael Clarke has been named as the Cancer Council's new ambassador for the awareness and early...
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Get behind Daffodil Day

Get behind Daffodil Day

One in two Australians will have cancer by the age of 85. Help Cancer Council raise funds this Daffodil Day and help find a cure.
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Asbestos cancer: the facts

Asbestos cancer: the facts

Mesothelioma (asbestos cancer) is a rare and usually fatal cancer in which cancerous cells are found in the mesothelium — a protective membrane that...
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Breast cancer vaccine on the way

Breast cancer vaccine on the way

Women over 40 could be given a jab that prevents breast cancer tumours, says US scientist.
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Teens to be banned from using solariums

Teens to be banned from using solariums

Despite repeated health warnings, teenagers continue to expose their skin to the harmful UVA and UVB rays used in solariums. But that's all about to change in...
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HRT does not raise risk of breast cancer: study

HRT does not raise risk of breast cancer: study

A recent British study has found no link between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer.
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Australia on a cancer collision course, expert says

Australia on a cancer collision course, expert says

If we don't curb the obesity crisis that's currently gripping Australia, the number of people diagnosed with cancer will double in the next 20 years, says an...
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Breast cancer facts and figures

Breast cancer facts and figures

Breast cancer like other cancers, is the result of changes (called mutations) to genes.
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Broccoli helps fight cancer

Broccoli helps fight cancer

A new study says upping your broccoli intake by just a few servings a week is all it takes to fight cancer.
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Friends quitting will help you too

Friends quitting will help you too

Sure-fire way to quit smoking for good; get your friends to quit too
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Alcohol increases risk of breast cancer

Alcohol increases risk of breast cancer

A new study shows postmenopausal women who consume one or two alcoholic drinks a day increase their risk of developing a tumour.
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Men and cancer awareness

Men and cancer awareness

One in three men will be directly affected by cancer before the age of 75. More than half of all cancers are preventable. Almost another third of cancers are...
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What is breast cancer?

What is breast cancer?

Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the milk ducts or lobules of the breast grow out of control. These abnormal cells can then invade the surrounding...
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What's the truth about skin cancer?

What's the truth about skin cancer?

In Australia it seems like we can't get enough of sunshine. Every time the sun comes out, so do we — in our thousands.
Are mobile phones bad for your health?

Are mobile phones bad for your health?

Guess how many mobile phones there are in Australia — five million? Ten million? The answer is a staggering 19 million — that's nearly one for each...
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Make your diet cancer protective

Make your diet cancer protective

When it comes to cancer risk, did you know that enjoying good food and a healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk by 30 to 40 percent? In fact, only smoking...
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