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There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report

“One in sixteen people in the U.S. will be a cancer survivor by 2030, according to a new report. Pictured are cancer survivors at the American Cancer Society’s ‘Relay for Life’ in Indiana, 2012. Photo credit: Getty Royalty-free. Getty A new report has predicted that there will be 22.1 million people with a personal history… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Targeting personal mutations is the new way to treat cancer

Personalised medicine is one of the most promising recent developments in cancer treatment, allowing doctors to specifically target the mutations that make an individual patient’s cancer unique and often untreatable. With the latest advance in targeted therapy, the US Massachusetts General Hospital has discovered a new drug that targets the actual gene which drives as… Read More »

MAFS, Cyrelle, a cancer relapse, and returning to reality: Nic Jovanovic explains

NIC Jovanovic’s life has turned completely outside down in recent months. Firstly the 28-year-old Newcastle electrician became an overnight celebrity as his face was beamed into homes across Australia, up to four nights per week, as a contestant on Channel Nine’s reality TV car crash drama, Married At First Sight. An estimated 2.61 million people… Read More »