Harry Potter Star Reveals Secret Bowel Cancer Battle
Dame Julie Walters has opened up about the moment she was diagnosed with bowel cancer 18 months ago.
Dame Julie Walters has opened up about the moment she was diagnosed with bowel cancer 18 months ago.
Sadly Maria, the elderly woman whose emotional move to palliative care was the subject of tonight's episode of Ambulance Australia, has died.
Aussies may be spending more money on fresh produce, but that doesn't mean they're eating their daily greens.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed less than a year after his initial diagnosis that he is now “100 percent” cancer-free.
Three years after entering remission for breast cancer, Shannen Doherty has revealed on World Cancer Day that it has now returned.
Cardiff researchers discover how to modify T-cells to attack cancer cells
Alisi Jack Kaufusi presented to her GP with irregular vaginal bleeding and periods as well as ongoing fatigue when she was 24 years old.
According to Katie "we’ve all got an obligation to raise awareness," so this is her pledge to use her story to warn others about the dangers of skin cancer.
Last year, David MacNeil's golden retriever, Scout, was given a month to live. The 7-year-old dog had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.
Tasha Armour's tireless advocacy for ovarian cancer awareness has earnt her a special Australia Day honour.
Six women have candidly shared their gut-wrenching and inspirational ovarian cancer journeys to ensure their voices are heard after Pink Meets Teal founder, Jill Emberson, was farewelled in Newcastle on Jan 23.
Many Australians are reluctant to use sunscreen, even though it’s an important element in preventing the skin cancers that affect about two in three of us at some time in our lives.
The family of Griffin the rottweiler is extremely grateful for a medical trial that saved their much-loved pet after he was diagnosed with cancer.
Aussies seem to be pretty well informed when it comes to slipping, slopping and slapping, but there's one especially sensitive place we're forgetting.
Magician Criss Angel has revealed to fans that, sadly, his 5-year-old son Johnny Crisstopher’s cancer has returned.
Doctors are alarmed by an "epidemic" of cancer linked to oral sex, with urgent calls for men especially to overcome their embarrassment and talk about the issue.
An Aussie mother is warning others to be vigilant about keeping an eye on changes to their skin after a selfie with friends led to a shock skin cancer diagnosis.
While melanoma is a type of cancer that develops in the cells that produce melanin, like the pigment that gives your skin its colour, it can also develop in eyes.
Alex Trebek fought back tears after a contestant used his Final Jeopardy answer to deliver a sweet message to the host.
Emma Micallef was young, healthy and just weeks away from meeting her baby boy when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
Jono Coleman has a message for men: don't stick your head in the sand.
Year 12 is one of the toughest life tests a teen will experience, but for Melbourne student Amir Khoshbin he faced it on top of a cancer battle and meeting his mum for the first time - here's his remarkable story.
A throne of arguably Western Australia’s greatest export – Emu Export – is up for auction, after the masterpiece was built by a group of blokes for their mate who was battling cancer.
A young mum fighting bladder cancer said she was made to feel "like a thief" after an ATM allegedly swallowed $1400 she needed for chemotherapy, and she claims her bank did little to help her.
It's one of Australia's most well-known public health campaigns, and now there's evidence to suggest the SunSmart program has contributed to a reduction in melanoma among young Australians.
Olivia Newton-John thinks Australia is "on its way" to making medicinal cannabis available to those who need it thanks to a $3 million research pledge from the federal government.
Health researchers want cigarettes to carry individual warnings as graphic images of black lungs, plaque-filled arteries, rotten teeth and cancerous mouths no longer shock Aussies into quitting.
Men who have had fertility treatment are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer later in life, a new study has found.
During the last six months of 2007, my life was going really well.
Samantha Last, 49, woke up with a "splitting" headache, hours later she was diagnosed with a rare type of aggressive brain cancer.
A family who had its world turned upside down when they found out their son had an aggressive form of brain cancer is fighting to change the future for other children.
Asbestos has been banned in Australia for almost two decades, but its devastating effects are still being felt.
When news broke that Ivan Milat has terminal oesophageal cancer, many hoped the serial killer would finally confess to murdering seven backpackers in the 1990s.
A Melbourne woman has spoken out about being refused a test for bowel cancer because she was pregnant.
The Queen of Tidying Up had us all deep-diving into the things we own and whether they spark joy – and ridding our homes of anything that didn’t.
If you don’t know someone who’s been affected by cancer, you’re sadly - in the minority.
Jarrod Lyle was a fighter, who had his wife and young daughters Lusi and Jemma by his side until his death.
A new app can connect doctors and patients to ground-breaking medical trials in seconds, putting people with complex health at the forefront of cutting-edge research.
A mother-of-three has become the first person in Victoria to end her life under the state's new voluntary assisted dying laws.
Daisy is battling lymphoma, fluid on her lungs and a heart murmur -- but her human is on a mission to ensure she ends her life happy.
Little Kane Ransom could climb before he could walk. When the active three-year-old started complaining of sore legs, it seemed in-line with a typically active toddler.
Aussie actor Tom Long was in the fight of his life, quickly running out of options to cure his worsening blood cancer.
When you turn 90, the Prime Minister sends you a little note – you know, to say congratulations for making it that far unscathed, that sort of thing.
A new Labor MP has delivered a moving call to Australians to check themselves for cancer, as she spoke of her ongoing fight with the disease.
Another major council has banned smoking in the city, leaving those Aussies yet to kick the habit stranded for a place to light up. So where can you still smoke in this country?
Parents in one community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in the past four years.
A NSW mother is glad she chose to have her breast implants removed, weeks before the country's medical device watchdog announced a proposed ban on some textured implants because of the links to a rare cancer.
Almost a third of Australian women are putting off a potentially life-saving cervical cancer screening because they're embarrassed or feel awkward, new research has found.
Slowly, subtly, so gradually at first that we barely noticed, my dad began wasting away.
Tobacco featured in every episode of 'Stranger Things' first two seasons, and Netflix has caved to pressure to change how smoking is shown in its programs.
A new hope for cancer treatment is alive after scientists identified a new way for cancerous tumours to over-stress and self-destruct.
The reality star lost her battle with cancer just days after being placed in a medically-induced coma.
A cancer patient has been forced to undergo corrective surgery after surgeons at Sydney's Northern Beaches Hospital removed the wrong side of his bowel.
Beth Chapman, star of the series named after her husband 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' has been placed in a medically-induced coma according to several reports.
Megadeth's frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.
The group was started by an Adelaide mother who wanted a place for her daughter, who suffers leukemia, to be able to learn and socialise.
Saying “I do” is a precious moment in time. For one Melbourne woman, it was time she almost didn’t have.
Samuel Fitzpatrick might feel the healthiest he's ever been, but there was a time he feared he wouldn't be there for his little girl.
The game show host has given fans an update on his condition.
Graeme Heward went to the doctor with a watery eye. They initially believed he had dry eyes or a blocked tear duct, but after further testing, they found something much more sinister.
In 2019, cosmetic work is as normalised and accessible as it’s ever been.
When Australia’s notorious backpacker killer Ivan Milat takes his final breath, he will die insisting he is an innocent man, his nephew said.
Pharmaceutical company Bayer was ordered to pay $2.9 billion ($US 2 billion) to a US couple after claims that 30 years of using the weed killer 'Roundup' caused them to develop cancer.
Belle Gibson is fronting court to explain why she's failed to pay $410,000 after being handed the fine in 2017.
Olivia Newton-John has listed her Californian ranch for sale as she battles cancer for the third time.
A beauty queen thought the dark mark on her thumb was just a small bruise but it turned out to be a deadly melanoma.
Facebook has come under fire after an advertising campaign raising awareness for Breast Cancer was banned from the platform.
It was about 4 pm on Friday October 20, 2017.
Why aren't more Australians signing up to this life-saving registry?
A UK study has found that neglecting to apply moisturisers containing SPF to the area around the eye may increase people's risk of skin cancer.
In a recent interview with British Vogue, the iconic actor was very candid when it came to her health.
Spanish chef Jordi Roca is bringing back a bit of sweetness into the lives of those with an impaired sense of taste, with a chocolate that people experience through memories.
A new study claims that drinking a bottle of wine a week has the same lifetime cancer risk for women as smoking 10 cigarettes.
Given just days to live after being diagnosed with stage four cancer, Mark Patterson's final wish was to see his little girl graduate high school.
Tom Long graced our screens for years in iconic roles, but in recent years the actor has been battling for his life.
A new cancer drug which effectively melts away leukaemia is offering older patients renewed hope.
Australia's peak cancer body has renewed its calls for a national review into popular weedkiller Roundup after it was linked to another case of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
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Longtime 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
Beating cancer or surviving an horrific car crash just aren't big enough hurdles for some people.
Oscar Saxelby-Lee is in a race against time to find a life-saving stem cell donor, battling an aggressive form of leukaemia.
People with red hair and multiple moles are being warned of their increased likelihood of developing potentially deadly melanoma.
Several huge tumours have been discovered inside the body of a young girl, including one of 14 centimetres on her ovary.
Ray Wright has been battling blazes for 33 years. It was a passion his son, Michael, inherited.
Respected journalist Mike Willesee has passed away at the age of 76 after a three-year battle with cancer.
Cervical cancer could potentially be eliminated as a major public health threat in the majority of the world by the end of this century, a new study says.
Drinking alcohol is giving more than 3,200 Aussies cancer each year and a new ad is aimed at showing the realities of what alcohol actually does to your body.
The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world’s oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature — right down to its genes.
When Hunter's family noticed a lump on her jaw in the latter half of 2018, they took her to see a doctor.
“I now and forever promise to keep fighting the bad guys until all my cancer’s gone,” said Abigail Arias as she was sworn in as an honorary police officer.
Friends and family of the star -- who is best known for playing lawyer Ted on Scrubs -- have created a GoFundMe to help to assist Lloyd with medical costs.
Genetic testing could potentially predict how and when you’ll die, but would you want to know?
If you're not applying sunscreen every time you walk out the door, then you're actually not using it correctly.
Growing up with ostomy bags in Baltimore, Maryland, fashion model Jearlean Taylor wasn't sure she would be able to pursue her dreams.
Legendary actor and comedian Billy Connolly spoke about his health, telling a documentary that he can feel his life "slipping away".
In response to the stories that she is at death's door, Olivia Newton-John has appeared in a video to put the rumours to rest.
After reports began to surface that Olivia Newton-John was close to death, members of her family have come forward to set the record straight.
Jullian Adoncello is a fighter.
When 11-year-old Roxli Doss was diagnosed with what appeared to be a rare, inoperable brain tumor in June, she faced it with courage.
An Australian team is leading the way in using radiation therapy, previously only available to humans, to treat cancers in our furry friends.