FewerÂ than half of patients with liver disease are under appropriate surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma despite its rising incidence in Australia, a study shows.
20 September 2018
Patients with a negative colonoscopy may not need to have a faecal occult blood test (FOBT) for the next four years.
06 September 2018
Genetic specialists are concerned that MBS funding for genetic tests for patients at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer may lead to patients being falsely reassured by negative results.
04 September 2018
Doctors are being urged to recommend early corrective surgery for undescended testes following new evidence that the condition more than doubles the risk of later testicular cancer and fertility problems.
31 August 2018
Australia has produced the world's first national dataset on childhood cancer detection and survival rates in the hope it can help better inform medical researchers about earlier diagnosis and treatment.
03 August 2018
Lives are being cut short because radioÂtherapy is underused, with nearly half of eligible patients with cancer missing out, research suggests.
20 July 2018
Patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes, particularly women, have a significantly elevated risk of developing cancer, according to a major review.
10 July 2018
Radiologists are calling for a revamp to allow GPs to refer patients for CT colonography (CTC) under Medicare in order to cut colonoscopy waiting lists.
09 July 2018
A US dermatologist has successfully treated an elderly patient with extensive skin cancers by directly injecting an HPV vaccine into the tumours, according to JAMA Dermatology.
29 June 2018
Australiaâs breast cancer screening programs should move to the WA model where women are told if they have dense breasts on mammography, a leading patient advocate says.