Bacon a day ups cancer risk The Prostate Clinic Australia - A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Latest evidence from Oxford University looking at the link between red meat and bowel cancer risk….. “Even small amounts of red and processed meat – such as a rasher of bacon a day – can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research. The latest study led by Oxford University and funded by Cancer…

Alpha inhibitors and Prostate Cancer For some time now there has existed some uncertainty about the role that 5 alpha reductase inhibitors (5ARis) may play in the development of prostate cancer. An earlier study had suggested that although reducing the risk of non-aggressive prostate cancers by around 30%, use of these agents might be responsible…

This year the Pirtek fishing challenge returned for another big day of fishing and cancer fundraising. It was bigger and better than ever before, attracting 8500 anglers from across Australia – that’s less than half the number of men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. Catch a fish, take a photo, throw…

Have you noticed coloured hair and shaved heads increasing in number lately? Get ready to see more because it’s that time of year again where thousands of people take part in The World’s Greatest Shave to raise vital funds for blood cancer. I was honoured to take part for the first time this morning and…

There are a number of misconceptions surrounding cancer and one of them is that ‘talking about it doesn’t make that much of a difference’. It DOES. This year, World Cancer Day is about raising your voice and improving cancer knowledge and awareness. Busting the Myths Showing Your Support If you haven’t already decided how to…

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