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Health Check: does alcohol cause cancer?

Professor Ian Olver AM
10 February 2014


Alcohol and cancer is a topic that arouses a lot of controversy: many Australians like the odd drink but don't want to make the connection to cancer, the world's biggest killer.

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Funding the forgotten cancers



Australia has one of the world’s best cancer survival rates, but treatment outcomes vary widely among different cancer types.

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Progress in cancer treatment and care

Professor Tom Reeve
1 October 2013


Four decades ago, the science of cancer control was being adapted to overall cancer surveillance in Australia. The notion of a specialist cancer doctor had not been generally adopted, but was beginning.

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Mum, Dad…. what’s cancer?

Gillian Batt
2 August 2013


How to have difficult conversations with children after a cancer diagnosis.

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea turns 20 - a time to reflect on progress in cancer control



Rumour has it there is a single cure for cancer locked away from those who need it. This is one of the most popular cancer myths propagated online. But how can this be?

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