Search: secondary cancer

Skin Cancer

…and basal cell skin cancers are sometimes called nonmelanoma skin cancers. Nonmelanoma skin cancer usually responds to treatment and rarely spreads to other parts of the body. Melanoma is more aggressive than most other types of skin cancer. If it…

cancer of unknown primary

Cancer is found in the body but the location where the cancer first started growing (the primary site) cannot be determined. Also called cancer of occult primary.

News: Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients

…prostate, breast or ovarian cancer. “If men have questions about their individual risk of prostate cancer, we recommend they speak with their GP to discuss risk factors and pros and cons of prostate cancer testing.” Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia National…

non-epithelial ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer that does not start in the lining of the ovary. Types include germ cell ovarian cancer and sex-cord stromal cancer….

News: World Cancer Day: Volunteers Can

World Cancer Day aims to raise awareness by uniting and mobilising people the world over in the fight against cancer. The 2016 theme is “We can. I can.” – highlighting that we all have a role to play in cancer

News: Cancer Council Queensland expands patient transport service in Brisbane

Cancer Council Queensland has partnered with Icon Cancer Centre to expand its home-to-treatment transport service to include the Moreton Bay region. The Transport to Treatment service, which currently operates in inner-city Brisbane, will now transport eligible cancer patients from their…

Latest cancer statistics

…An online data dissemination tool that provides the latest available statistics on cancer incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence for the most common cancers in Queensland. Access QCSOL Australian Childhood Cancer Statistics Online Australian Childhood Cancer Statistics Online provides recent incidence,…