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Australian Prostate Cancer Research Clinches Global Astellas Oncology Innovation Grant

Chief Executive Officer of Australian Prostate Cancer Research (APCR), Mark Harrison, has attracted global recognition for his role in developing APCR’s interactive online prostate treatment support service, PROSTMATE™. Mr Harrison clinched one of two first prizes during a red-carpet announcement at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark this past…

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New technique to predict breast cancer in women

Breast cancer affects one in 12 Australian women at some point in their lives. A recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has identified a new technique designed to predict breast cancer in women. Conducted by University of Melbourne researchers, the data was gathered from 354 women living with breast cancer and 944…

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Inaugural headspace Day raising mental health awareness among young Aussies

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 marked the nation’s inaugural National headspace Day – a national awareness day designed to ensure every young Australian knows how to get help for mental health issues if required, regardless of their location. Developed by mental health support organisation, headspace, in partnership with the Australian government, the clever campaign urges Australians…

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What does the King Review mean for Pharmacy in Australia – August 5, 2016

Following the release of a discussion paper dubbed the “King Review” (as the Productivity Commission’s, Stephen King headed the review panel), which has been developed to review pharmacy remuneration and regulation procedures, discussions have opened up this week around what the review recommends and how this can impact pharmacy. The Federal Government and the Pharmacy…

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