NSW Young Australian of the Year, Macinley Butson, is catapulted to global recognition by the world's biggest video sharing website — YouTube.
A breast cancer charity criticises a "non-sensical" decision by Facebook not to run fundraising ads that show survivors scars and mastectomies.
Textured breast implants linked to a rare cancer will continue to be available to Australian women having surgery, despite a crackdown on similar products by regulators in France and Canada.
There are already bans in place in several countries after concerns linking a brand of implant and a rare type of lymphoma and doctors in Australia say they would back the Therapeutic Goods Administration if it decides to implement similar rules.
Tennis star Serena Williams lends her voice to a cover of Australian rock legends The Divinyls' classic to remind women to check their breasts regularly.
Fly across a tiny piece of breast tissue and get up close and personal with a malaria mosquito in a new exhibition that highlights the work of medical researchers.
Cancer is a diagnosis no-one wants to hear. It brings uncertainty and fear — and it has a ripple effect, touching the lives of families, friends and healthcare providers.
When both her parents got a stage four cancer diagnosis, US photographer Nancy Borowick got out her camera. It was a way to be with them "without completely falling apart".
Eloise Babos always wanted children but a genetic condition has sped up her plans and put her on track to remove her ovaries by her early 30s.
The way we think about cancer is undergoing a slow but radical transformation, with studies at a molecular level revealing how "rare" each cancer is. How we fund research should change too, writes Darren Saunders.