Smoking rates among students are at their lowest level in more than 20 years according to the latest secondary school smoking survey, giving Victorians something to celebrate this World No Tobacco Day.
The Interphone Study, which has received a lot of media coverage, did not find any evidence that normal mobile phone use can cause brain cancer.
Australia's hospitals will continue to be a hungry beast consuming resources unless restrictions on junk food advertising and taxes on unhealthy food, to combat the drivers of obesity, are addressed - according to Jane Martin, Senior Policy Adviser,
Obesity Policy Coalition.
Our support and information service including the cancer helpline is turning 20. It's funded completely by donations, and over the last 20 years has provided an extensive range of support and reliable information to over 750,000 people affected by cancer.
National Volunteer Week (10 - 16 May) provides the perfect opportunity to say 'Thank You' to the volunteers who help Cancer Council Victoria.
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer but also a good natural source of vitamin D, which is important for general health.
Professor David Hill AO, Director, Cancer Council Victoria, has welcomed the state budget as a positive step in caring for Victorians with cancer.
Quit has warmly welcomed the Victorian government's budget announcement of $4.2 million over five years to enhance Quitline services.
Underscreened, rural and older women are amongst those benefiting from the cervical screening services offered by a growing band of nurse Pap test providers, according to PapScreen Victoria.