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New Zealanders need high quality cancer information

There is considerable demand for cancer information resources in New Zealand, with a third of women and a quarter of men deliberately searching for these over the past year, according to a new University of Otago study.

Dec 02, 2016
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Four weeks to prepare cancer patients for surgery

Just four weeks of prehabilitation may be enough to help some cancer patients get in shape for surgery. That's according to a recent study of close to 120 colorectal cancer patients in Montreal. This potentially means that, ...

Dec 01, 2016
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Study to help youth with cancer on the cards

'Are you wearing a wig?' is the kind of question that a young person with cancer might be asked. Whether it makes them feel embarrassed or supported depends on how it is delivered and interpreted.

Sep 07, 2016
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Developing biosensor devices for better cancer diagnosis

Diagnosing cancer early on can greatly improve a patient's prognosis. Biopsies and screening are the most common and accurate means currently used to identify cancer markers in the blood. But samples have to be sent to central ...

Aug 17, 2016
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