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Central to the task

Breast care nurses help guide cancer patients in the right direction throughout their continuum.  About 113 out of every 100,000 Australian females will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year, a figure set to remain constant until at least 2020. ...

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Diet linked to breast cancer risk

Consuming a high GI diet may increase the risk of breast cancer by 8 per cent, according to a leading nutrition researcher. Professor Jennie Brand-Miller from the University of Sydney’s medical school has said a scientific review of 10 studies ...

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Breast cancer families not using services

New research shows women fail to adequately understand their own risk of breast cancer. Women with a family history of breast cancer were not accessing services available to them, new research has found. The University of Melbourne study has also ...

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From seclusion to inclusion

An education program has been launched to meet the cultural needs of Chinese women with breast cancer. Culture has a significant impact on the way women comply with breast screening measures. For women of the Australian Chinese community, it is ...

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Taking control

Most people do beat breast cancer, says author of new book. Australia and the UK lead the world in improving the survivability of breast cancer, a leading expert and new author on the subject says. Professor John Boyages, a specialist ...

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