JeneScreen – Free BRCA Founder Mutation Testing for Jews

The JeneScreen research project is open to residents of Sydney and Melbourne, and will test for the three BRCA faults that are common in the Jewish population. Please click here for more information about how you can be involved in the research project.

Triple-Modality Screening Trial for Familial Breast Cancer

TRIPLE-MODALITY SCREENING TRIAL FOR FAMILIAL BREAST CANCER UNDERLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AND QUESTIONS THE ROLE OF MAMMOGRAPHY AND ULTRASOUND REGARDLESS OF PATIENT MUTATION STATUS, AGE, AND BREAST DENSITY Purpose To evaluate the breast cancer...

Pollution Linked To Higher Breast Cancer Risk in Biggest Study Yet

Women living in areas with high air pollution are more likely to have dense breasts, boosting their chances of developing breast cancer, a major new study has found.Breast density has been shown to have a strong link to breast cancer. Women with the most dense breasts...

How Many People Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer In Your Suburb in 2018?

More than 46,000 people in NSW will be told they have cancer in 2018, official projections show. The sobering forecast also predicted the number of new breast, lung, bowel cancer and melanoma patients who will be diagnosed across every Sydney local government area...