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News: Boost your nutrition to ward off winter cold and flus

…protect your body from billions of bacteria, viruses, and other germs. Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from influenza, so people currently going through treatment, or who have a personal history of cancer, and people who live with…


closer to a cancer free future. One in two Queenslanders will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85 and the funds you raise enable us to invest in life-saving cancer research, prevention programs and patient support services. Our…

oestrogen receptor positive (ER+)

Breast cancer cells that have a receptor protein to which oestrogen will attach. Breast cancer cells that are ER+ depend on the hormone oestrogen to grow….

progesterone receptor positive (PR+)

Breast cancer cells that have a receptor protein to which progesterone will attach. Breast cancer cells that are PR+ depend on the hormone progesterone to grow….

Latest cancer statistics

Statistics are used to inform the development of programs and resources as well as to improve treatment and survival for people affected by cancer. Published Reports Research results published in peer-reviewed research reports and monographs. Queensland Cancer Statistics

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: 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

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…