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Aboriginal head and neck cancers diagnosed later

Aboriginal head and neck cancers diagnosed later

Tuesday 3 March | Source: Yahoo!7

Aboriginal people are 240 per cent more likely to have advanced head and neck cancers than non-Aboriginal people, according to new research from Cancer Council NSW. Read more

Coalition drops GP co-payment

Coalition drops GP co-payment

Tuesday 3 March | Source: ABC News

Federal Government frontbencher Josh Frydenberg has confirmed that the Coalition has dropped its GP co-payment plan, citing a lack of public support was behind the decision. Read more

Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Monday 2 March | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Ireland has become the first European Union member state and only the second country in the world, after Australia, to pass a law introducing mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products. Read more

The March Charge ambassador running for his life

The March Charge ambassador running for his life

Monday 2 March | Source: Sunday Telegraph

TV producer Jacob Walker was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, but after running the New York Marathon only seven months after major brain surgery, he is is urging people to sign up for the Cancer Council’s new campaign, The March Charge. Read more

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