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Cancer types

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The most common cancers in Australia :

Other types of cancer can be found below:

Last reviewed: January 2018

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What is Thyroid Cancer? - Cancer Council Victoria

On this page: The thyroid gland | Thyroid hormones | What is thyroid cancer? | What types are there? | What are the signs and symptoms? | What are the risk factors? | How common is it? | Key points

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What is Cervical Cancer?

What is Cervical Cancer? Posted on 12 September, 2013 by ey3admin Posted in No Comments Cervical cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the lining of the cervix

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Oesophageal cancer: what is it? - myDr.com.au

Find out about oesophageal cancer, including risk factors, causes and symptoms of this disease.

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What are the risk factors for bowel cancer?

The cause of bowel cancer is still unknown; however research has identified a number of factors that increase the risk of developing bowel cancer.

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What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

The cause of breast cancer is still unknown, however research has identified a number of factors that increase the chances (risk) of developing breast cancer.

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What are the risk factors for cervical cancer? | Cervical Cancer

Risk factors for cervical cancer

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Ovarian cancer - what do you know? - YouTube

For more information on ovarian cancer visit: http://www.canceraustralia.gov.au/affected-cancer/cancer-types/gynaecological-cancers/ovarian-cancer/ To help u...

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What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer? | Ovarian Cancer

A risk factor is any factor that is associated with increasing someones chances of developing a certain condition, such as cancer.

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What is locally advanced breast cancer? | Cancer Australia

Locally advanced breast cancer is invasive breast cancer that has one or more of the following features: may be large (typically bigger than 5 cm) may have spread to several lymph nodes in the armpit (axilla) or other areas near the breast may have spread to other tissues around the breast such as the skin, muscle or ribs. However, there are no signs that the cancer has spread beyond the breast region or to other parts of the body.

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Thyroid cancer | Cancer Australia

What is thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the thyroid gland grow in an uncontrolled way.

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