June 2008

Monday 30 June, 2008


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Significant numbers have quit or reduced smoking due to smokefree bars and clubs

Monday 30 June 2008
A startling 4 out of 10 recent quitters have said smokefree bars and clubs helped them quit, according to new research released by The Cancer Council Victoria.

What is it like to hear ‘you have cancer’?

Wednesday 18 June 2008
To celebrate Daffodil Day's 15th year, we are calling on people living in Victoria to share their cancer stories and provide hope to those affected by cancer.

What you don't know about bowel cancer can hurt you

Monday 30 June 2008
New research shows dangerous levels of ignorance about bowel cancer among Victorians aged 50 to 75. Over 1/3 had never heard of a faecal occult blood test (FOBT).

Quit calls for removal of cigarette displays in shops

Thursday 26 June 2008
Data released today shows more than 9 out of 10 smokers never decide which cigarettes to buy based on displays in shops, prompting a call for cigarette displays to be removed.

Moonee Valley resident shines in Arts Awards

Monday 23 June 2008
A creation by Moonee Valley resident, Annette Sax, has been selected for our 2008 Arts Awards exhibition at Gallery 15@15W in Melbourne from Saturday 19 July.

North Ballarat Football Club kicks goals for kids

Wednesday 18 June 2008
Local sports heroes from the North Ballarat Football Club will promote healthy eating and physical activity for kids by becoming local champions of the Kids - Go for your life Program.

Get ready, the girls are coming this October!

Monday 16 June 2008
Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha may be back in your lives on the big screen, but there's a different group of girls coming to your house this October of a Girls Night In.

Australian-led study shows cigarette prices and anti-smoking ads most effective in reducing smoking

Friday 13 June 2008
Increases in the real price of cigarettes and mass media campaigns are crucial to reducing smoking rates, according to a new Australian study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.

Data shows jump in Victorians going to bars and clubs in wake of smoking ban

Friday 13 June 2008
New research has revealed that patronage of bars is likely to have increased by almost 10% since the introduction of smokefree laws in Victoria in July last year.

Limited time left for free cancer vaccine

Thursday 12 June 2008
Elders, parents, aunties and uncles are being encouraged to spread the word about the free cervical cancer vaccine to young girls and women in their communities - time is running out.

President Peter Griffin, AM, on Queen's Birthday Honours List

Thursday 12 June 2008
President of The Cancer Council Victoria, Peter John Griffin AM, has been honoured as a Member of the Order of Australia on the 2008 Queen's Birthday honours list.

Volunteers urgently needed for telephone support

Wednesday 11 June 2008
Volunteers are urgently needed to join our telephone peer support service, Cancer Connect, linking those affected by cancer with trained volunteers who have had similar experiences.

Cancer Council urges everyone over 50 to take a seat for Bowel Cancer Awareness Week

Friday 6 June 2008
It's Bowel Cancer Awareness Week (8-15 June) and the Cancer Council Victoria is calling on all eligible men and women over 50 to screen for bowel cancer as part of the Australian government's expanded National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Five things every man should know about cancer

Friday 6 June 2008
To mark International Men's Health Week (9-15 June), The Cancer Council Victoria has put together a top five of need-to-know cancer facts for men.

Cancer, wellbeing and relationships: Free seminar in Bairnsdale

Friday 6 June 2008
The University of the Third Age (U3A) will hold a special community seminar at the Bairnsdale RSL on Monday, 23 June.
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