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May 8th is World Ovarian Cancer Day

Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day. Every year, 1200-1400 Australian women are diagnosed with this disease and sadly 800-900 women will die. Worldwide, around 240,000 women face the diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer, each year. What makes this one particularly difficult to diagnose, is that the symptoms are often vague or attributed to any number of [...]

By |2018-06-05T02:14:59+00:00May 8th, 2018|News, Research|0 Comments

Having to travel a long way to access treatment? This post is for you.

South Australians go to the polls on Saturday March 17th to elect a State Government.  Nick Xenophon, well known in the Federal Senate, and now leader of state-based political party SA Best, has called on whoever forms government on Saturday to commit $5 million in funding to help South Australians with rare cancers access to [...]

By |2018-03-15T17:20:29+00:00March 15th, 2018|News, Team tips|0 Comments

A blood test to detect cancer?

We're back from a holiday break and bringing you some exciting news about the future of cancer detection! Research conducted at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has identified a blood test that has potential to be developed as a screening tool for cancers including ovarian, pancreatic, liver and stomach cancer. Described as a [...]

By |2018-01-19T12:47:38+00:00January 19th, 2018|News, Research|0 Comments

Celebrating Christmas with cancer? 4 tips for what you can do.

We're fast approaching Christmas, while for those of the Jewish faith, Hanukkah begins in a weeks time.  Whichever holiday you affiliate with, religious or not, one thing these days have in common, is the coming together of friends and family, often over tables groaning with food. Now while some people relish the opportunity to entertain [...]

By |2017-12-05T17:45:03+00:00December 5th, 2017|News, Team tips|0 Comments

Cancer By the Numbers

Here at CanDo, we're focused on helping people going through treatment.  We even try to avoid using the word "patient" because being a "cancer patient" is only one aspect of a person's life, and it's the stuff that happens outside of a medicalised environment, that we are best placed to support. But sometimes it feels [...]

By |2017-11-22T12:24:48+00:00November 22nd, 2017|News, Research, Research|0 Comments