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Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals

Investigating symptoms of lung cancer: a guide for all health professionals was developed by Cancer Australia and assists health professionals in the identification and appropriate investigation of symptoms and signs of lung cancer. The guide supports the timely referral of patients into the ...

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LDR Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy has been used in the treatment of prostate cancer since the 1970s. Contemporary practice, however, bears little resemblance to those first treated cases. The transforming technology has been transrectal ultrasound, as this has enabled the prostate to be seen with good resolution ...

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Comparing Treatment Results of Prostate Cancer

Comparing treatment results of prostate cancer patients from the Prostate Cancer Results Study Group

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Mortality Among men with Advanced Prostate Cancer Excluded from the ProtecT Trial.

Early detection and treatment of asymptomatic men with advanced and high-risk prostate cancer may improve survival rates.

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Reported Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer.

Robust data on patient-reported outcome measures comparing treatments for clinically localised prostate cancer are lacking. We investigated the effects of active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, and radical radiotherapy with hormones on patientreported outcomes.

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10-Year Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer

This study compared active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, and external-beam radiotherapy for the treatment of clinically localised prostate cancer.

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The myths that make cancer patients shun radiotherapy

Cancer patients are turning down radiation therapy because of misplaced fears about it being toxic or causing other cancers, an Australian survey reveals.

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The scandal of prostate cancer management in Australia

Many Australian men are not having their options for treatment of early prostate cancer properly explained.

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Conservation surgery and radiation therapy in early breast cancer- An update Australian Family Physician

Breast conservation remains an effective treatment for breast cancer without a survival disadvantage to a mastectomy. The combination of advanced imaging and fast three-dimensional (3D) radiotherapy planning computer systems have allowed new techniques that deliver radiation therapy more ...

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