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Research council says no evidence to say e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Research council says no evidence to say e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Friday 27 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

A new position statement released by the National Health and Medical Research Council this week has found insufficient evidence e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to tobacco. Read more

Budget cuts: cancer patients face $4,000 out of pocket costs for radiotherapy

Budget cuts: cancer patients face $4,000 out of pocket costs for radiotherapy

Friday 27 March | Source: NEWS.com.au

Costs for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment will rise up to $12,000 under a cut announced in last year’s budget. Read more

Prostate cancer research sparks new treatment hope

Prostate cancer research sparks new treatment hope

Thursday 26 March | Source: ABC News

Researchers at Sydney's Centenary Institute have identified three nutrients that prostate cancer cells need to grow, which could open the door to a new treatment which can starve cancer cells. Read more

Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Wednesday 25 March | Source: ABC News

Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer. Read more

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