The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare have published their report ‘Cancer in Australia 2019’.

Here are the most interesting findings:

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The Serious Illness Care Program helps oncologists have better conversations with their terminally-ill patients without creating anxiety or depressi

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Using 3-D mammography as the follow-up assessment of women with abnormal mammograms could halve the number needing biopsies, while still detecting all invasive cancers, a UK study suggests.

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Patients who have had cancer are at increased risk of hospitalisation for other conditions even years after their treatment, a study shows.

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The response to a single dose of neoadjuvant PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1) blockade predicts clinical outcomes in patients with stage III or IV resectable melanoma, researchers report.

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The accuracy of optical technologies in differentiating cancerous from benign tissue is "insufficient" for most routine clinical applications, including diagnosing pre-cancerous colorectal polyps,

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Patients with atrial fibrillation taking non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) who are unlucky enough to develop cerebral ischaemia will likely face a more severe stroke if their plasma NOAC le

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