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Cancer survival rates improving

Every day 12 women in Australia are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer, but survival prospects are improving, says a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released today. Gynaecological cancers accounted for 9 per cent of all cancer ...

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Ovarian cancer study to look at lifestyle

The Queensland Institute of Medical Research is poised to embark on Australia’s first study of lifestyle factors that could improve the survival rates of women with ovarian cancer. More than 1000 newly diagnosed Australian women will participate in the five-year ...

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Advances to ovarian cancer treatment

Promising Australian research could lead to improved ovarian cancer management and prevention strategies, say researchers. A large study of Australian ovarian cancer patients has the potential to reshape the way the disease is treated, researchers say. The Peter MacCallum Cancer ...

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Most ovarian cancer diagnosed ‘promptly’

Study challenges anecdotal evidence of diagnostic delay in ovarian cancer. Concerns Australian women with ovarian cancer endure a "long and circuitous" path from their first GP visit to eventual diagnosis have been declared unfounded. A study taking in more than ...

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