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13 October 2016


It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Professor Saunders explains Breast Cancer: The risks, signs & symptoms, screening and how to assess your own breasts

Breast cancer is a common condition unfortunately and about 1 in 8 women in Australia will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. 
In this video Professor Christobel Saunders talks about the risks, signs & symptoms of breast cancer, screening and how to assess your own breasts.
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Working out how advanced a breast cancer is

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Staging is a method of categorising cancers based on their size, invasiveness and if they have spread to other sites in the body...
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Types of breast cancer and how they are treated

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We explain the different types of breast cancer, what it means and how they are treated....
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Breast pain: what causes it and what can be done about it

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Mastalgia or breast pain is thought to be present in up to 69% of women and is most common in women between the ages of 30 and 50...
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Nipple discharge: innocent vs cancerous- knowing the difference

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Nipple discharge can account for up to 7% of all breast symptoms and may be due to innocent (benign) causes or an underlying cancer (malignant cause)...
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Hot Topics

The BMI and its limitations

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The BMI is a simple, inexpensive screening tool used to identify possible weight problems for both adults and children. But there are also limitations...
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Dealing with fussy eaters

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Dr Joe Kosterich talks about fussy eating in children, including what causes it, how to deal with it, and why it’s important to make sure your child eats a variety of foods...
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Sleep difficulties in menopause

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Women are more likely to experience sleep disturbances in the menopausal period than at other times of life. Poor quality sleep is a common complaint amongst menopausal women,...
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Parkinson’s disease: the impact on family and work life

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Any new diagnosis can have an impact on family and work life. Geoff received a diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s and shares his experience, the impact on his family and work life...
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Workplace Health

How to sit and arrange your workplace to minimise muscle strain

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How Aussies feel about their work life balance and its effects

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Breastfeeding and the workplace

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Office Ergonomics: Preventing Eye Strain

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