Although cancer death rates in New Zealand are falling, they are still substantially higher than Australian rates.
A population-based study of all ovarian cancer cases diagnosed in Australia in 2005 found a crude five year survival rate of 35 per cent.
Findings of a trial of a drug aimed at treating advanced oesophageal - or gullet - cancer could lead to a new treatment approach for a sub-group of patients with this kind of cancer.
A subset of patients with stage III colon cancer had improved survival rates when treated with irinotecan-based therapy, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Associ ...
Children's kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, U.S. experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.