Posts for 2015

New Technologies could help prevent skin cancer

Many young Australians are still getting sunburnt on a regular basis despite having good knowledge about sun protective behaviours. Researchers from QUT Improving Health Outcomes for People, the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) and University of the Sunshine Coast are conducting the Skntec study to directly test the…

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Gynaecological Cancer and Lymphoedema

Dr Tracey DiSipio, a Postdoctoral Fellow within the QUT Improving Health Outcomes for People┬áresearch group, is the lead author of a new paper entitled “The Lymphedema Evaluation in Gynecological cancer Study (LEGS): design of a prospective, longitudinal, cohort study” published in the journal Cancer Research Frontiers. Lymphoedema is a…

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Sun Protection Text Messages

Although most commonly used for social communication, text messaging has been used in skin cancer prevention with positive behaviour changes as discovered by Miss Linda Finch and colleagues at the Queensland University of Technology, Cancer Council Queensland, and the University of Queensland. Miss Finch is the lead author of the paper…

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