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World first melanoma success in Australia prompts new trial

A Sydney man who was seriously ill with advanced melanoma has made a remarkable recovery after receiving a drug reserved for breast and ovarian cancer.

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Sydney man recovers from advanced melanoma in unconventional treatment

A Sydney man has recovered from advanced melanoma thanks to a drug usually used for breast and ovarian cancer, prompting the Melanoma Institute to run a new clinical trial.

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Skin checks reveal dark side of sun exposure for surfers, swimmers, SUPs

Surfers, swimmers and stand-up paddle boarders get melanoma at six times the rate of the general population, according to an Australian-first Southern Cross University study.

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Cancer in US teens has soared since 1970s, study finds

More teens are being diagnosed with kidney, breast, colorectal and other cancers at an alarming rate, a new study found.

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