ABC Radio National 31 August 2015
Chemotherapy is a common treatment for early breast cancers which have started to invade the tissue around the breast.
A lot of medical research has focussed on the short term side-effects of chemotherapy, but it’s just now becoming clear that for a small number of women there are long term problems.
Including, according to new research, the risk of leukaemia.
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Brisbane Times 1 September 2015
British motor racer Sean Edwards had concerns about the brakes on the racing car he was driving, one day before he was killed in a fiery crash at Queensland Raceway.
While coaching a young driver at Queensland Raceway on October 14, 2013, 26-year-old Edwards told a mechanic the brakes on the Porsche 996 GT3 they were using felt “soft” or “spongy”, Edwards’ inquest has heard.
Brisbane Times Tony Moore 1 September 2015
Tugun’s controversial desalination plant – which produces drinking water from seawater – could be switched on permanently from 2020 because of steady population growth on the Gold Coast, Seqwater says.
Brisbane Times Kristian Silva 1 September 2015
A Beenleigh mother has died from injuries suffered in a unit complex fire that also claimed the life of her son.
Courier Mail 2 September 2015
THE “Brisbane strain” of influenza behind a surge of infections gripping the state is likely to be included in next year’s vaccine.