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New MRI prostate cancer detection breakthrough

New MRI prostate cancer detection breakthrough

Tuesday 26 May | Source: Channel 9

A new MRI technique being trialed at Brisbane's Wesley Hospital could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and reduce the need for invasive surgery, with hopes the technique could be extended to breast cancer diagnosis. Read more

Personal cancer vaccine trial starts

Personal cancer vaccine trial starts

Monday 25 May | Source: Daily Telegraph

A cancer trial has begun at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, with twenty-one people selected to take part in the initial phase which will see their tumours removed and stored in a process known as “tumour banking’’. Read more

Melbourne city block to go smoke-free

Melbourne city block to go smoke-free

Friday 22 May | Source: ABC News Online

The popular shopping precinct QV Melbourne, which spans an entire city block, is set to become the largest smoke-free zone in the Melbourne city business district. Read more

Asbestos-related health claims continue to rise

Asbestos-related health claims continue to rise

Friday 22 May | Source: ABC News Online

A fund set up to compensate James Hardie asbestos victims is facing a record number of claims. Read more

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