Cancer

5 simple ways to reduce breast cancer risk

5 simple ways to reduce breast cancer risk

Breast cancer is a common cancer in women, and many of its risk factors are related to lifestyle behaviors. Here are 5 ways to change...
Scientists discover massive genome havoc in breast cancer

Scientists discover massive genome havoc in breast cancer

In cancer cells, genetic errors wreak havoc. Misspelled genes, as well as structural variations—larger-scale rearrangements of DNA that can encompass large chunks of chromosomes—disturb carefully...
How breast tissue affects breast cancer risk

How breast tissue affects breast cancer risk

Recent research has shown that breast tissue contributes to older women’s higher risk of developing breast cancer. The study involves researchers from Norway, Switzerland, and...
Healthy lifestyles can prevent 80% of lung cancer

Healthy lifestyles can prevent 80% of lung cancer

In a new study from UNSW Sydney, researchers find most lung cancer can be prevented by healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as quitting smoking, boosting...
Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

A new Harvard study shows that women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of...
Sunscreen could reduce melanoma risk by 40 percent in young people

Sunscreen could reduce melanoma risk by 40 percent in young people

Melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australian men aged 25-49 years and the second most common cancer in women aged 25-49 years,...
Second 'don't eat me' signal found on cancer cells

Second ‘don’t eat me’ signal found on cancer cells

A second biological pathway that signals immune cells not to engulf and kill cancer cells has been identified by researchers at the Stanford University...
A step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A study has developed software that can make it easier to identify potential pancreatic cancer biomarkers and thereby achieve earlier diagnosis of the disease. These...
Allergy may protect against skin cancer

Allergy may protect against skin cancer

The components of the immune system that trigger allergic reactions may also help protect the skin against cancer, suggest new findings. The research, led by...
Surgical skills rather than tools are the key for prostate cancer surgery

Surgical skills rather than tools are the key for prostate cancer surgery

Men undergoing either robot-assisted or open surgery for prostate cancer experienced equally good outcomes, a study involving University of Queensland researchers has found. The 24-month...