July 2015

Film goers told they don’t have to face cancer alone

Cancer Council’s support services for people affected by cancer will be in the spotlight through a unique partnership with director Paul Cox on his new feature film 'Force of Destiny'.

Patients confused over hepatitis B transmission

Largest Australian study finds knowledge gaps which could lead to liver disease and cancer.

Fanta loses fizz: Ad and app pulled for directly marketing to kids

A Fanta television advertisement and mobile phone app have been pulled after the Advertising Standards Board found they broke the rules by directly marketing an unhealthy drink to children.

Quitting for Ramadan? Why not quit for good?

Quit Victoria has launched a series of radio advertisements in both English and Arabic to encourage those who’ve quit smoking while observing Ramadan to quit for good.

Essendon Football Club and Cancer Council mark 10 years of Clash for Cancer

Cancer Council Victoria joined long-time supporter Essendon Football Club today to launch the 10th Clash for Cancer match, which raises funds and awareness of men’s cancers.

HPV vaccine protecting Victorian teens, but greater focus needed on boys

Victoria is leading the nation for full three-dose coverage of the HPV vaccine among 15-year-olds, new figures reveal.

New data on link between alcohol and cancer prompts uncomfortable campaign

Most Victorians don’t know what constitutes a ‘standard drink’

Positive step to address hepatitis B crisis

Patients with chronic hepatitis B and HIV will be able to access their medicines more easily from tomorrow, under changes welcomed by Cancer Council Victoria.

Updated: 01 Jul, 2015