New funding announced today, on World No Tobacco Day, for a National Tobacco Campaign has been welcomed by Cancer Council Victoria.
Victorian researchers with bold ideas should apply for Cancer Council Victoria’s Venture Grants Scheme (Round 2).
Victorians aged 50 and over are being urged to screen for bowel cancer, with the launch of the state's first ever TV campaign promoting the life-saving benefits of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
An experiment that uses white blood cells to target breast cancer is one of 11 new research projects to share in $3.2 million from Cancer Council Victoria.
QUIT Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria has urged all parties to commit to introducing smokefree outdoor dining as part of their election platform, following the announcement it will be introduced in South Australia by July 2016.
Cancer Council Victoria is reminding parents of boys in Year 9 to ensure their son completes the three dose HPV vaccination course, given this is the last opportunity for them to have the vaccine for free.
Join us on Friday night at the annual Call To Arms AFL match, which aims to raise funds and awareness for cancer in men.
At least 35,000 Australian bowel cancer deaths will be prevented thanks to a $95.9 million, four-year plan to finalise Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program in the 2014-15 budget.
Cancer Council is urging GPs to encourage asymptomatic patients 50 or over to screen for bowel cancer with a faecal occult blood test (FOBT), which remains the gold standard for population screening.
Rural and regional patients experiencing financial distress will receive some relief under today’s state budget.
With cancer diagnoses at an all-time high, the demand for cancer support and information in Victoria increased by almost 13 per cent in the past two years.