Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Shine a Light On Lung Cancer

November 1 2021

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung Cancer is Australia’s #1 cancer killer. Let’s shine a light to this deadly disease and support the research into the development of treatments, diagnosis pathways and one day, a cure to give hope to the 13,250 Australians diagnosed every year. What is Lung Cancer? Lung cancer is a...

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5 Causes of Lung Cancer That Have Nothing to Do With Smoking

October 25 2018

  When someone who has smoked cigarettes their entire life winds up with lung cancer, it’s sad-but not exactly surprising. The harmful effects of smoking are well researched and documented, and cigarette smoking is by far the number one risk factor for the disease, accounting for 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers. What’s more,...

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8 Surprising Signs Of Lung Cancer Even If You Aren’t A Smoker

November 2 2017

Chest pain is the most obvious sign of lung cancer, but there are plenty of other signals you should know about—even if you’ve never smoked. Lung cancer was the 5th most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia in 2013. It is estimated that it will remain the 5th most commonly diagnosed cancer in 2017. Up to...

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