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Immunotherapy is the newest weapon in the fight against cancer

Source: Los Angeles Times, October 2017 The human immune system is both clever and powerful. But it is often foiled by cancer’s wily ways. A new approach to cancer treatment — immunotherapy — aims to unmask the disease for the deadly threat it is, then direct the full force of the immune system on malignancies […]

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Study shows Queensland males aged 55 or older are at highest risk of non-melanoma skin cancer

A QUEENSLAND man in his middle years or older is the most likely person in Australia to be diagnosed with skin cancer, research has found.

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Study links gum disease to cancer in older women

Experts says it’s too early for alarm, but the findings provide another good reason to pay attention to oral health.

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Skin cancer treatment costs soar to $200m

Researchers have found the cost of treating potentially deadly melanoma has surged to $200 million while the number of patients has risen to 13,000.

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