Treatments for symptomatic uterine fibroids are continuing to develop, with new drugs on the horizon. Leiomyomas of the uterus, more commonly known as fibroids, are benign tumours of the smooth muscle and connective tissues of the uterus.
05 June 2014
A new DNA screening test for bowel cancer has been shown to detect more tumours than immunochemical faecal occult blood testing.
20 May 2014
What could be causing disseminated symptoms in a patient with lung cancer?
01 May 2014
Multiple myeloma accounts for 1.3% of all cancers and is the second most common haematological malignancy (after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma). In Australia in 2012, an estimated 1540 new cases of myeloma were diagnosed, while 890 people died from the disease.
08 April 2014
Max is a 75-year-old retired engineer with very slowly progressive metastatic renal cancer that was diagnosed three years ago.
04 March 2014
Val, a healthy 66-year-old retired nurse, found a left breast lump two months ahead of her regular screening mammogram. She has not smoked for 40 years, maintains a healthy weight and exercises regularly.
04 February 2014
Tom was a 74-year-old, lifelong smoker, who complained of an itchy, purplish rash on his head and the backs of his hands.
30 January 2014
Can green tea prevent or even treat cancer? It's a question many patients with cancer ask their doctors, often after well-meaning friends have recommended they drink it.