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SHPA welcomes patient-focused recommendations in rare cancers Senate report, noting the PBS currently fails many patients The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) says it welcomes the release of …

One specialist cancer pharmacist has spoken out about the 鈥減ostcode lottery鈥 of limitations to PBS funding depending on a patient鈥檚 treatment location The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia鈥檚 head …

Many of the conditions that lead to death and morbidity in men have few or no symptoms, and therefore may not be diagnosed until it is too late. Men are …

TerryWhite Chemmart is raising the profile of the most deadly gynaecological cancer during its February awareness month TerryWhite Chemmart has issued a statement outlining its work over the last 17 …

First consultations at the University of Canberra Cancer Wellness Clinic will now be free for the Canberra community, thanks to the Capital Chemist Group Committing to three years of funding, …

Survival rates for this common cancer have improved significantly, but how can pharmacists help men who are left reeling from the side effects of treatment鈥攐ften for months or even years …

FIP has released new guidance on the knowledge and skills recommended for pharmacists to practise cancer care This includes not only the biology of cancer and cancer medicines, but also …

The Health Department has announced new PBS listings of treatments for COVID, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria and acute myeloid leukaemia The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement that the …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at a common type of skin cancer Basal cells are one of the three main types of cells of the epidermis of the skin. …

The TGA has handed down more than $23K in fines relating to unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis to treat cancer, and of homeopathy for COVID-19 The Therapeutic Goods Administration made …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Statin associated lower cancer risk and related mortality in patients with heart failure Patients with heart failure (HF) have …

The days of doctors deciding what patients should know or consent to are 鈥渓ong gone,鈥 a tribunal has noted in imposing protective orders on a former pharmacist A former pharmacist …