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Cost of cancer drugs on the rise

Cost of cancer drugs on the rise

Tuesday 27 January | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

A parliamentary research paper has shown that government subsidies for high-cost cancer drugs are growing at a faster rate than commonly used drugs for conditions such as high-blood pressure, diabetes, asthma and depression. Read more

Cigarette plain packaging for Britain

Cigarette plain packaging for Britain

Friday 23 January | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The British government is working to pass a law to introduce plain packaging of cigarettes in England before May, following the success of the initiative in Australia. Read more

Study confirms cancer cluster at Victoria’s Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre

Study confirms cancer cluster at Victoria’s Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre

Thursday 22 January | Source: ABC News 24

A long term study by Monash University has confirmed firefighters at Victoria's Fiskville Firefighter Training Centre have higher rates of skin, testicular and brain cancer than the general population. Read more

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