August 2015

Saturday 1 August, 2015


LGBTI community needed for important cervical screening study

Monday 31 August 2015
Seeking lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people living in Victoria

Victorian researchers pinpoint our cancer risk

Sunday 30 August 2015
Victorian men in their mid-60s have a one in six chance of developing cancer within the next decade according to statistics.

Hope for young people with cancer: survival is on the increase

Monday 24 August 2015
A record number of young Victorians are living longer after a cancer diagnosis, according to new Cancer Council Victoria data.

AFL players show they care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day

Monday 24 August 2015
The AFL Players’ Association is joining forces with Cancer Council Victoria to raise awareness of the impact of cancer on the community ahead of Daffodil Day, this Friday 28 August.

Smokefree dining legislation – a welcome breath of fresh air

Sunday 23 August 2015
Quit Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement today to introduce smokefree outdoor dining across the state by 1 August 2017.

Cancer Council welcomes smokefree announcement

Sunday 23 August 2015
News today that smokefree areas in Victoria will be extended has been welcomed by the Cancer Council Victoria.

Statement from Cancer Council Victoria CEO Todd Harper

Thursday 20 August 2015
In response to today’s story in The Age regarding the freedom of information application made on behalf of British American Tobacco to access survey data on the tobacco, alcohol and drug use of young people

Country Victorians get left behind on patient transport

Friday 14 August 2015
Eligible country Victorians are missing out on financial help available when travelling for treatment.

Time to tackle cancer in the classroom

Monday 10 August 2015
Whether it’s a parent, teacher or student diagnosed with cancer, schools can play a key role in supporting all those affected.

Younger women complacent about cervical screening

Wednesday 5 August 2015
Campaign targets women who delay Pap tests due to awkwardness

Support program reaping rewards for homeless smokers

Wednesday 5 August 2015
An innovative support program has demonstrated that homeless services can help their clients cut down and quit smoking, to deliver health benefits in a group with a very high smoking rate.