Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed today's $15 million commitment from the Labor Party that would fund new initiatives under the iconic and world-renowned SunSmart program.
Cancer Council Victoria is urging parents to ensure their teen boys have all three doses of the HPV vaccine, with new data showing boys are less likely to start and complete the course than girls.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed today’s announcement that a re-elected Coalition Government would invest in cancer research, and campaigns and programs to help Victorians cut their cancer risk.
Thursday 20 November 2014
Victorian men over the age of 45 are on notice as new data shows their numbers of melanoma diagnoses and deaths far exceed those of women.
In a world first, Victorian researchers have proved that women who carry a gene fault (or mutation) that increases cancer risk are well placed to help their peers cope in the wake of the same diagnosis.
New findings from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey show Australian adolescents are developing healthier attitudes towards tanning, but there is still room for improvement.
Cancer Council Victoria welcomed yesterday’s announcement that a re-elected Liberal government would commit $127.2 million to tackle rising rates of obesity and chronic illness.
Thursday 13 November 2014
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed the announcement by the Victorian Greens of a major new public health policy ahead of this month's state election.
Victorian laws should be improved to better support and protect workers from occupational cancers according to Cancer Council Victoria.
Wednesday 5 November 2014
A coalition of leading health and community groups has congratulated the Minister for Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Edward O'Donohue for taking a health-centred approach to liquor licencing with the announcement of a rise in fees for large supermarket-style liquor barns.