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GI team’s gutsy bridge run

Our Gutsy Team ran, jogged, walked and staggered across Sydney Harbour Bridge on September 21 to raise money …

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CT scan survey seeks bowel cancer ex-patients

Former bowel and lung cancer patients are being sought for an online survey into most effective ways of …

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World aspirin-bowel study opens in Orange

A landmark worldwide research trial on the role of aspirin in bowel cancer treatment has opened its Australian-New …

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Prediabetes linked with some GI cancers

A review of 16 studies has found that having prediabetes may increase risk of cancers by 15% – …

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Brad gives GI cancer a swift kick

Brad Jones is a gutsy young man on a mission – to, as he puts it, “kick cancer’s …

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Starch variety may counter red meat cancer risk

Eating a kind of starch that acts like fibre may help counter the increased bowel cancer risk of …

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Broadcaster knows Life Matters

Broadcaster Dr Julie Browning is running for GI cancer research because she knows Life Matters.  That’s the name …

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Paul Hargreaves: innovator, adventurer, survivor

Paul Hargreaves ONZM, a founder of the GI Cancer Institute New Zealand, has died. He was a leading …

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Excess weight increases cancer risk

Being overweight or obese  increases the risk of developing ten of the most common cancers – including three …

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Jane Irwin: walking inspiration

Jane Irwin is an inspiration for GI cancer carers. After losing her father to pancreatic cancer, Jane lost …

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