Posts: Prevention

19 12, 2017

Almost 40 per cent of cancer deaths potentially preventable in Australia

By | 2017-12-20T12:29:00+00:00 December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

If you were anywhere near a television or computer last week, chances are that you heard about the recent study published by Professor David Whiteman and colleagues at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, revealing nearly 40 per cent of cancer deaths in Australia were potentially preventable1.

By exploring eight categories of modifiable risk factors; tobacco […]

25 05, 2016

The Preventability of Cancer

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past year, major attention has focused on whether cancer arises by chance or as a result of external factors that, if modifiable, could imply that cancer is preventable and not simply the result of random events. The underlying truth of this debate has major implications for everything from the Vice […]