April 2015

Research begins into drug-resistant cancers in children

A team of Melbourne researchers has begun investigating how to save more children with a leukaemia that is aggressive or drug-resistant.

Cancer Council urges caution on alternative therapies

Cancer Council Victoria is urging cancer patients to consult their treating doctor before trying alternative or complementary treatments, including extreme diets.

Fresh air for sports fans

The North Melbourne Football Club has joined forces with Quit Victoria for an innovative new project encouraging Victorian sporting clubs to go completely smokefree.

Back to school warning: ‘healthy’ kids’ fruit drinks contain more sugar than soft drinks

Many popular children’s fruit drinks which promote themselves as healthy options have been found to contain up to 7 teaspoons of sugar - even more sugar than for the same amount of Coke.

Updated: 01 Apr, 2015