Sunscreen can help prevent skin cancers that two in three Australians are affected by in our lifetime. This article from Oncology News breaks down a number of myths that help prevent Australians from applying the topical protection.
Research funded by the Cancer Council Australia has estimated 30, 000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Australia. This article reminds us, with the festive season approaching, it is beneficial to keep in mind the health effects of alcohol consumption.
There is increasing evidence for a role of exercise in supporting health and wellbeing of people who have been diagnosed with cancer. New international exercise guidelines provide a helpful summary of current evidence and recommendations: https://news.ubc.ca/2019/10/16/new-international-exercise-guidelines-for-cancer-survivors/
There is good news from a recently published evaluation of HPV vaccination in Scotland. Rates of pre-cancerous changes detected by cervical screening have decreased by 88% in the decade since introduction of routine vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), as reported here.
Cancer survivors can have complex needs requiring rehabilitation, according to this recent report. CABLab researchers are proud to be part of global efforts to improve rehabilitation for cancer survivors.