Cancer

Cancer hair loss: Dr Andrew Dean
Cancer 19 Aug 2014

Cancer hair loss: Dr Andrew Dean

Hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy to treat cancer. Chemo hair loss can be reduced with cold caps and remedied with hair…
Diet and nutrition during cancer: Dr Andrew Dean
Cancer 19 Aug 2014

Diet and nutrition during cancer: Dr Andrew Dean

Dr Andrew Dean talks about the importance of nutrition during cancer treatments, and its intricacies.
Chemotherapy and sex: Dr Andrew Dean
Cancer 27 Jul 2014

Chemotherapy and sex: Dr Andrew Dean

Dr Andrew Dean explains the importance of intimacy and the possibilty of sex during on-going cancer treatments.
ICON8: An international phase III randomised trial of dose-fractionated chemotherapy compared to standard three-weekly chemotherapy, following immediate primary surgery or as part of delayed primary surgery, for women with newly diagnosed epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer
Cancer 04 Jul 2014

ICON8: An international phase III randomised trial of dose-fractionated chemotherapy compared to standard three-weekly chemotherapy, following immediate primary surgery or as part of delayed primary surgery, for women with newly diagnosed epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer

Short title ICON8 (Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group trial number ANZGOG14) Summary ICON8 is a randomised (1:1:1 ratio), three-arm, three stage Gynaecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) phase III trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of dose-dense, dose-fractionated carboplatin-paclitaxel chemotherapy in the first-line treatment of ovarian cancer. Official title…
Avocado and coconut ice cream
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich,…
Kale chips
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with…
Lymphatic System
Blood 27 Apr 2013

Lymphatic System

The lymphatic system the body's secondary circulatory system. Its functions are closely linked to the functions of the body's primary circulatory system, the blood circulation. Organs and cells of the lymphatic system play an integral role in supporting the immune system, which is a functional system consisting of cells (e.g. blood cells which fight infection) and molecules (e.g. antibodies which protect against particular diseases). Unlike other body systems the immune system has no organs.
Cancer 01 Jan 2013

Smoking Termination Opportunity for inPatients (STOP)

The Smoking Termination Opportunity for inPatients, (STOP) project is designed to capture the opportunity that is provided by admission for acute smoking related illness, to assist patients through withdrawal by use of a combination of: the new medication Champix with best practice counselling initiated in an inpatient setting to achieve:sustained…
Blood 01 Jan 2013

GM-CSF Vaccinations After Allogeneic Blood Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Advanced Myeloid Malignancies

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the addition of a vaccine after participants reduced intensity transplant will be safe and beneficial. The vaccine used in this trial, called GVAX, will be made from the participants own leukaemia cells, and will be given between 1-4 months after transplant.