January 2015

Ten years on: ‘Bronzed Aussie’ aspiration a thing of the past

New Cancer Council research shows Victorians prefer tanning much less than a decade ago but that sunburn rates are still too high.

Best and worst cervical screening rates in Victoria revealed with new report

Newly released data published in the Victorian Cervical Cytology Registry's Statistical Report 2013 shows that 60.4% of Victorian women aged 20-69 years participated in two-yearly Pap tests in the 2012-2013 period, rising minimally from 60.0% in 2011-2012.

Victoria’s brightest push cancer research boundaries

Four Victorian research teams with ideas described as “visionary” have begun work to find new treatments for cancer types that are aggressive, difficult to treat or incurable thanks to financial backing from Cancer Council Victoria donors.

Introducing Dr Sarah White as new Director of Quit Victoria

Cancer Council Victoria is pleased to welcome leading public health and communications professional, Sarah White PhD, as the new Director of Quit Victoria.

Smokers take the plunge and sign the pledge

The Victorian Aboriginal Quitline is launching a new Pledge today, to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers in Victoria commit to cutting down or kicking the habit over the next four weeks.

Updated: 01 Jan, 2015