What trends might emerge when we map cancer incidence and mortality rates across Australia?
It's clear that socioeconomic position has a strong influence on cancer incidence and mortality in Australia.
We want to ensure we are not setting insurmountable physical activity recommendations.
Recent reports claiming we need to do five times more exercise than we previously thought are incorrect. Current physical activity guidelines are enough to achieve health benefits.
This body map brings together evidence on proven cancer causes. Using credible, scientific sources it answers questions about whether alcohol, red meat or sun exposure increase your cancer risk.
Methods of communicating relative risk to the public are often confusing.
There are several ways scientists can explain risks of cancer and other diseases; some are easier to understand than others.
Smokers respond to more filtered or more diluted cigarettes by taking bigger puffs and more of them.
Past tobacco control measures have changed the pack, while the cigarettes inside remain the same. A logical next step is to regulate how companies engineer cigarettes to promote their use.