Angela Bishop's husband Peter died aged 54 from a rare form of cancer a year ago.
Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer has revealed his pride for his son on ABC's 'Australian Story'.
The study revealed women who undergo breast screening are less likely to die from the disease.
The extensive research has taken more than a decade to complete.
The former X Factor Australia star revealed he could be months away from getting the official all clear in a chat on 'The Morning Show'.
The medication is used to lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and heart failure.
"For a number of years, I have had health challenges on a regular basis."
Vicki Spanring had never heard of the condition before she was diagnosed.
The new treatment approach is being hailed by doctors worldwide.
The American actress and author was one of the first women in the US to legally undergo what is known as cell-assisted lipotransfer.