Late detection of breast cancer means treatment is often drastic and frightening for patients.
Researchers are trying to boost the power of our immune system by genetically altering our white blood cells and transforming them into super-soldiers to fight cancer.
A recent study reported a high consumption of dairy products was associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer. But breaking down the results shows there's no reason for men to give up dairy.
A 'shared decision-making' model enables collaboration with Indigenous communities within Canada's health-care system - to respond to TRC Calls to Action and address rising cancer rates.
Oxygen is vital for life, so much so that cells can sense when there isn't enough and adapt almost instantly. So how do they do it? The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology figured it out.
Red meat and processed meat seemed to get the all clear in a recent study but not everyone agrees.
The advice is still to limit your red meat intake to a maximum of 500g a week. So why did some headlines tell us otherwise this week?
We asked five experts if your mental state can affect how well you recover from illness and disease. Five out of five said yes.
Everyone will benefit from wider HPV vaccinations.
National drug regulators use evidence from clinical trials to decide whether new cancer drugs will be approved for use. But these studies are often flawed.
Artificial intelligence holds great promise for medicine, but safeguards are needed to ensure it does not harm patients.
If you hear about wonder drugs or ingredients that are claimed to be effective in curing all types of cancer, we must beware of their equally dangerous side effects.
Low-dose CT scans can detect lung cancer in smokers and former smokers at an early and sometimes treatable stage. Why are so few smokers and former smokers getting them?
From cutting-edge research, to public education, journalism and even schoolkid scientists, Australia's best science was on display at the annual Eureka Prizes.
Cilia appear on nearly every cell in the body and their presence (or lack of) can drastically change our health.
We need to change diagnosis of ovarian cancer from late stage to early - scientists make steps
It seems genes have a greater influence than previously thought not only on the number of moles you have but also where they are on your body.
Recent reports suggested eating chicken could reduce the risk of breast cancer. In the study, those who ate chicken were at lower risk – when compared to women who ate large quantities of red meat.
Donated tissue samples are often used in research to help create new methods of diagnosis and treatment.
AMPK is normally a tumour suppressor. But once cancer arises, AMPK becomes a tumour promoter, enhancing the survival of cancer cells. Understanding this could help create drugs that inhibit AMPK.