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.
The success of prostate operations by the first ever robotic surgeon in a NSW public hospital is proof the technology should be expanded, says the doctor who first lobbied for it.
A coalition of Australian healthcare organisations says too many patients are being diagnosed with medical conditions that do not pose a threat to them, leading to unnecessary treatments that cause more harm than good.
Many men live with prostate cancer rather than die from it. Here's the evidence for why they shouldn't jump to surgery.