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Digestive system

Your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat so they can be absorbed into the body and used for energy and nutrients. Discover how it works.

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Cancer types

There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.

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Cancer treatments

Types of cancer treatment include chemotherapy, radiotherapy and ablation. Your treatment plan will depend on factors such as cancer type and stage.

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Caring for someone with cancer

If you care for someone with cancer, here is some useful information and resources on carer roles and emotional and financial support for you.

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Don’t know what to say or how to support a friend with cancer?

One in 2 people will be affected by cancer in their lives. Discover more ways to support your friend and some helpful phrases to use.

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Anatomy

The human body has many different systems and organs that all serve different function. Learn more about the brain, heart, digestive system and other parts of the body.

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Neuroendocrine cancers

Neuroendocrine cancers are a rare group of cancers that most commonly form in the digestive system and the lungs. Learn more here.

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Get behind bowel cancer screening

Free bowel cancer screening test kits are being sent to Australians aged from 50 to 74. Bowel cancer is one of the most curable cancers – if detected early on.

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Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer (or renal cancer) grows in the cells of the kidneys. Treatments for kidney cancer are improving, especially if it is detected early.

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Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is more common in people over the age of 50. Find out why the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed is so important.

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