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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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Surviving cancer can bring new challenges

Millions of adults and children across the U.S. identify as cancer survivors. Beating cancer can transform someone's life and lead to a new sense of gratitude—but it can also usher in a range of physical and emotional challenges.

Jun 02, 2016
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Investigating how rural families cope with cancer

A University of Adelaide study is investigating how rural families cope in the wake of a cancer diagnosis, particularly how they manage the various financial, social, practical and emotional issues that arise.

May 12, 2016
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Cancer may drive health problems as people age

A new study indicates that cancer may have negative impacts on both the physical and mental health of individuals as they age. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the ...

May 09, 2016
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