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New Study Outlines Effective Prostate Cancer Treatment

A new study has illustrated the effectiveness of radiation therapy with hormone therapy as a treatment for men with more aggressive (high risk) types of localised prostate cancer. The RADAR study, which was run through the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG), included more than 1000 ...

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‘How We Can Better Support Head and Neck Cancer Patients’

Targeting Cancer ambassador Julie McCrossin has called for national education guidelines to develop best practice treatment for head and neck cancer patients. Former ABC presenter Julie, who successfully underwent radiation therapy and chemotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer, has also ...

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Jenna’s Blog – Revealing All About DIBH

Jenna Dean is a radiation therapist based at Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid-North Coast. She is a passionate advocate for rural patients receiving access to radiation therapy and a member of the Targeting Cancer Working and Advisory Group. She grew up in the NSW Hunter Valley and her interests ...

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Want To Know About Radiation Therapy? Here’s How

Targeting Cancer is delighted to once again support a vital free online course providing more information on radiation therapy and how it can help treat cancer. ‘An Introduction to Radiation Oncology – From Diagnosis to Survivorship‘ highlights the benefits of radiation ...

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Targeting Cancer Represented In Iconic Race!

Targeting Cancer is delighted to announce the crew of Midnight Rambler will support the campaign and highlight the importance of radiation therapy as a cancer treatment in this year’s Sydney to Hobart yacht race. The crew of the champion boat will promote Targeting Cancer during this year’s ...

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Celebrating NRRTW In Style!

Targeting Cancer is delighted to congratulate the big-hearted radiation therapists at The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead and Blacktown Cancer and Haematology Centre in Western Sydney for being recognised for their terrific efforts promoting radiation therapy. A team representing ...

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Mapping Best Possible Radiation Oncology Care For Older Cancer Patients

Targeting Cancer Working Advisory Group Chair Dr Lucinda Morris has outlined her groundbreaking study aimed at promoting best possible radiation oncology care for older cancer patients across the globe. Dr Morris, radiation oncologist and cancer researcher based at the University of Technology ...

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Jenna’s Blog – ‘Why I Support Targeting Cancer’

Jenna Dean is a radiation therapist based at Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid-North Coast. She is a passionate advocate for rural patients receiving access to radiation therapy and a member of the Targeting Cancer Working Advisory Group. She grew up in the NSW Hunter Valley and her interests ...

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How Exercise Can Help Beat Cancer

The benefits of exercise for cancer patients – whatever treatment option they have opted for – were highlighted earlier this year by the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s Exercise in Cancer Care position statement. Dr Abhishek Puri is a practising Radiation Oncologist at Fortis ...

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