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Saliva swab could save lives from cancer

Nurses and other health professionals could be administering saliva swabs in healthcare settings to predict someone's risk of developing cancer in the near future. University of Melbourne researcher Sibel Saya kicked off an Australian-first study earlier this month that could ...

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Researchers issue cancer overdiagnosis warning

Australian researchers have renewed concerns that people are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left undetected or untreated, following new research into five cancer types. Lead author Professor Paul Glasziou, from Bond University, looked at data ...

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Nursing academic named distinguished professor

The Queensland University of Technology has honoured Patsy Yates with the title of distinguished professor, in recognition of her achievements and research in cancer and palliative care nursing. Yates, who is head of the School of Nursing and director of ...

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