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The cancer category is also known as carcinogenesis.
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For health professionals
13 Oct 2016 – Find out which tests, treatments or procedures healthcare providers and consumers should question, as recommended by Australian medical colleges.
01 Oct 2016 – An editorial in the latest edition of Australian Prescriber, to be published 1 October 2016, examines the costs and benefits—and the future challenges—of targeted cancer drugs
01 Oct 2016 –
Recommendations from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists on imaging for ankle trauma, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, low back pain, whole breast radiation therapy, prostate cancer, bone metastases, brain radiation therapy & locoregional therapy.
11 Mar 2016 – Tumour markers can be helpful in diagnosing, monitoring and treating cancer. Find out more about tumour biomarkers here.
12 May 2015 – X-rays and contrast X-rays have benefits and risks: find out what these are
22 Apr 2015 –
Recommendations from The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia about urinary tract infections, PSA testing, vitamin D deficiency screening, serum tumor marker tests and hyperlipidaemia.
09 Feb 2015 – Find out about Oxaliplatin MYX Concentrate for injection. Plus information and tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
09 Feb 2015 – Find out about Irinotecan MYX Concentrate for infusion. Plus information and tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
09 Feb 2015 – Find out about Letrozole FBM Tablets. Plus information and tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
05 Nov 2013 – Targeted anticancer therapies recognise features of a cancer cell that make it different to normal cells in the body. Being more specific means these therapies can damage cancer cells as effectively as traditional chemotherapy, but with different and often less severe side effects.
Subcategories and conditions of cancer
- Adrenal gland tumour (phaeochromocytoma)
- Bladder cancer (bladder carcinoma)
- Bone or soft tissue cancers (sarcoma)
- Bowel cancer (colorectal cancer)
- Breast cancer (breast carcinoma)
- Cancer spread to bone (bone metastases)
- Carcinoid syndrome (carcinoid syndrome)
- Cervical cancer (cervical cancer)
- Endometrial cancer (endometrial carcinoma)
- Gastrin-secreting tumors (gastrinoma)
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (gastrointestinal stromal tumour)
- Germ cell cancer (germ cell carcinoma)
- Glioma (glioma)
- Leukaemia (leukaemia)
- Liver cancer (liver carcinoma)
- Lung cancer (lung carcinoma)
- Lymphoma (lymphoma)
- Mantle cell lymphoma (mantle cell lymphoma)
- Mesothelioma (mesothelioma)
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma (cancer of the lymph glands) (non-hodgkin's lymphoma)
- Oesophagogastric cancer (oesophagogastric carcinoma)
- Ovarian cancer (ovarian carcinoma)
- Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic carcinoma)
- Prostate cancer (prostatic carcinoma)
- Renal cell cancer (renal cell carcinoma)
- Skin cancer (skin neoplasms)
- Thyroid cancer (thyroid carcinoma)