July 2014

New report shows cancer one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths

A new report showing that cancer was one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths in Australia should help raise public awareness of alcohol as a significant cancer risk factor, Cancer Council Australia said today.

New daffodil range helps hope bloom

Cancer Council Victoria is calling on the generosity of local residents to purchase fresh daffodils, a pin, a pen or a bear this Daffodil Day, Friday 22 August.

Cancer Council Victoria launches hep B action plan to stem fastest growing cancer on World Hepatitis Day

Cancer Council Victoria today called on all Victorian political parties to commit to taking action to address the increasing incidence of liver cancer, which is amongst the fastest growing cancers in Victoria.

Cancer Council Victoria joins industry leaders to deliver 2015 National Breast Care Nurse Conference

Cancer Council Victoria has announced it will partner with Cancer Nurses Society of Australia to deliver the National Breast Care Nurse Conference.

Show your school’s spirit this Daffodil Day

Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging schools across Victoria to show they care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day, Friday 22 August, by registering to raise funds and awareness.

Cancer Council Victoria presents Seven Parks Walk around Melbourne

Cancer Council Victoria is pleased to announce the inaugural Cancer Council Victoria Seven Parks Walk, to be held on Sunday, 5th October 2014.

New analysis: Booze increases bowel cancer risk

A new study has found that people who regularly drink alcohol have a 17 per cent increased risk of developing the type of polyp that can lead to bowel cancer, compared with those who don't drink.

Cancer Council outlines priority issues for election

Cancer Council Victoria has called on all political parties to ensure cancer is a priority health issue heading into November’s election, shining a light on fifteen key areas where the next state government can lead the way in cancer research, treatment and prevention.

Keep cool on the slopes with SunSmart

The snow is here, but are you prepared for it? SunSmart is reminding people that it’s just as important to use sun protection while you’re at the snow, as it is when you’re headed to the beach in summer.

Updated: 01 Jul, 2014