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From eating broccoli to avoiding hairspray, new findings on what causes or prevents cancer seem to be discovered every day. Cancer Council Victoria's Cancer Prevention team go behind the headlines to dispel the myths.

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This could be just your cup of tea

Posted by Sarah on 18-04-2013
While many of us associate tea drinking with an opportunity to take a little break in our busy schedule, studies in cell cultures and animal models have now linked tea intake with a possible reduction in the risk of cancer.

Genetics and cancer: Victorians in largest ever study of its kind

Posted by Dinah on 16-04-2013
You may have heard about a study that has discovered genetic errors that could increase the risk of breast, prostate and ovarian cancers. While the discovery won't change treatments overnight, it could pave the way for tests that predict an individual's risk of disease and allow for targeted screening.

Making the law work better for people affected by cancer: a McCabe Centre issues paper

Posted on 05-04-2013
Whether we're consciously aware of it or not, the law influences how people make decisions about health care, treatment and support. This is no different for people affected by cancer.

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