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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

Victorian schools, courts and hospitals to go smoke-free

Victorian schools, courts and hospitals to go smoke-free

Tuesday 24 March | Source: ABC News 24

A ban on smoking outside Victorian schools, hospitals or police stations has been brought forward to April 13, instead of the original date of June 30, to coincide with the start of school term. Read more

Liberals announce policy to scrap medicine co-payments

Liberals announce policy to scrap medicine co-payments

Monday 23 March | Source: Daily Telegraph

NSW Premier Mike Baird has formally announced that, if re-elected, his government will remove drug co-payments for public patients with illnesses such as cancer, juvenile diabetes and severe asthma. Read more

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