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Saving prostate gland in new cancer surgery

Saving prostate gland in new cancer surgery

Wednesday 27 August 
Source: Australian Financial Review

New partial surgery for prostate cancer, where surgeons destroy the cancer but leave the prostate gland in place, has shown promising results. Read more

Report shows cannabis can give relief but drug advisors say not in time

Report shows cannabis can give relief but drug advisors say not in time

Tuesday 26 August 
Source: Sydney Morning Herald

A report on medicinal cannabis published yesterday suggests cannabis pharmaceuticals could treat pain, as well as spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis and weight loss in people with HIV, advanced cancer and anorexia. Read more

Fred Nile echoes Eric Abetz’s abortion and breast cancer link

Fred Nile echoes Eric Abetz’s abortion and breast cancer link

Monday 25 August 
Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Christian Democratic Party MP Fred Nile has echoed comments made by Eric Abetz on TV earlier this month, stating women should reconsider having abortions "if the price of the decision is breast cancer". Read more

Discussion on ‘Slip Slop Slap’ skin cancer campaign

Discussion on ‘Slip Slop Slap’ skin cancer campaign

Monday 25 August 
Source: The Daily Telegraph

A dermatologist has said the Australian ‘Slip, Slop, Slap’ skin cancer campaign should be dropped in favour of warning young people about the dangers of wrinkles. Read more

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Stories featuring in the daily cancer news are sourced from media sites and are not necessarily the opinions of Cancer Council NSW.

Latest Media Releases

Sports stars get moving for cancer

Monday 25 August

Top Australian athletes will compete with business leaders and fans in a short series, Beat the Pros, airing on FOX SPORTS this week to raise awareness of an active lifestyle.

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Instructions for downloading and reading EPUB files

Apple devices

The iBooks application must be installed on your Apple device before you can read the EPUB.
Different ways to download an EPUB file to your Apple device:

  • email EPUB files to yourself and transfer the attachment to iBooks.
  • copy EPUB files into DropBox (or a similar service) and use the DropBox app to send them to iBooks.
  • open EPUB files directly from Mobile Safari and open them in iBooks, where they are saved automatically by downloading the EPUB from the website.

Need more help? Visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4059

Kobo

To download an EPUB file to your Kobo from a Windows computer:

  • download and save the EPUB directly onto your desktop.
  • connect your Kobo to your computer using the USB cable and tap “Connect” on your eReader.
  • select “Open folder to view files” to view the contents of your Kobo.
  • navigate to where you have stored your EPUB file in “Finder”, in documents or downloads, and drag and drop it into the Kobo window. You can now disconnect your Kobo to read the eBook.

To download an EPUB to your Kobo from a Mac:

  • download and save the EPUB directly onto your desktop.
  • connect your Kobo to your computer using the USB cable and tap “Connect” on your eReader.
  • open your “Finder” application.
  • select “Kobo eReader” from the listed devices to view the contents of your Kobo.
  • navigate to where you have stored your EPUB file in “Finder”, probably in documents or downloads, and drag and drop it into the Kobo window. You can now disconnect your Kobo to read the eBook.

Turn on your Kobo and your EPUB will be located in “eBooks”, while a PDF will be located in “Documents”.
Need more information? Visit: http://www.kobo.com/help/koboaura/response/?id=3784&type=3

Sony Reader

To download an EPUB file on your Sony Reader™:

  • ensure you have already installed the Reader™ Library for PC/Mac software
  • select the eBook you want from our website and click the link to download it.
  • connect the Reader™ to your computer.
  • open the Reader™ Library software and click “Library” in the left-hand pane and select the eBook to view it.

Need more help? Visit: https://au.readerstore.sony.com/apps_and_devices/

Amazon Kindle 2nd Generation devices

EPUB files can’t be read on the Amazon Kindle™. However, like most eReaders, Kindle™ 2nd Generation devices are able to display PDFs. We recommend that you download the PDF version of this booklet if you would like to read it on a Kindle™.
To transfer a PDF to your Kindle™ via USB cable from your computer or Mac:

  • download the PDF directly onto your computer.
  • connect the USB cable to your computer’s USB port, and the micro USB end of the cable to your Kindle™. Note: the Kindle™ won’t be available as a reading device while it is connected to your computer until it has been disconnected.
  • open the Kindle™ drive and several folders will appear inside. The “Documents” folder is where you will need to copy or drag the PDF to.
  • safely eject your Kindle™ from your computer and unplug the USB cable. Your content will appear on the Home Screen.

Kindle also provides a Kindle Personal Documents Service that allows users to send documents as an attachment directly to your eReader. For more information on this service, visit http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=help_search_1-1?ie=UTF8&nodeId=200767340&qid=1395967989&sr=1-1
For more information on accessing a PDF on your Kindle™, visit www.amazon.com/manageyourkindle, log in to your account and click on Personal Document Settings.
Need more help? Visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200375630