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Study finds being overweight is likely to cause cancer

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:01 am | QIMR Berghofer

A QIMR Berghofer study has found people who are overweight could reduce their risk of dying from cancer later in life by up to 30 per cent, by shedding some kilograms and maintaining a healthy body mass index (BMI). More >>

New Zealand no longer the melanoma capital of the world

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:51 am | QIMR Berghofer

New Zealand has lost the title as the country with the world’s worst rates of invasive melanoma – with recent drops in local incidence now putting it behind Australia. More >>

New Zealand’s melanoma rates highest in the world

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 11:35 am | QIMR Berghofer

Queensland researchers have found that New Zealand now has the highest per capita rates of invasive melanoma in the world after overtaking Australia. Invasive melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, which is capable of spreading to other parts ... More >>


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