June 2014

Victoria's sweet toothache: 12% of Victorians gulping soft drink every day

The coalition of health organisations behind the Rethink Sugary Drink campaign is encouraging Victorians to cut down on soft drink, following the release of new figures revealing that 12% of Victorian adults drink soft drink every day, contributing to significant levels of tooth decay and erosion.

Tuxedo Junction in full swing

The eighth annual Tuxedo Junction, a charity ball supporting Cancer Council Victoria research projects, will get In Full Swing on Saturday 9 August.

New Biomarkers Identify Lethal Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary surgery if the findings of a preliminary study now published are validated and introduced into clinical practice.

Cancer Council Victoria urges men to check under the hood

Cancer Council Victoria is asking men to take steps to reduce their cancer risk during Men's Health Week (9-15 June), such as screening for bowel cancer, quitting smoking and checking their skin for any changing spots that could be skin cancer.

Updated: 01 Jun, 2014