QUIT VICTORIA is pleased to launch its popular The Critics’ Choice program in time for World No Tobacco Day today.
Quit Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria have welcomed the State Opposition’s support for the introduction of smoke-free outdoor dining across the state, but say outdoor drinking areas must also be smoke-free.
GPs in Victoria and New South Wales are more likely to immediately refer people with possible cancer for tests or to a specialist than those in comparable countries, according to new research.
Sports chief and bowel cancer survivor Eugene Arocca urges Australians to take the test.
On the organisation’s 30th birthday, Quit Victoria Director Dr Sarah White said it was frightening to imagine a Victoria in which smoking rates remained unchanged.
Thousands of cancer patients who could benefit from clinical trials are missing out with Cancer Council Victoria data showing state participation levels are stagnating.
Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 information and support service receives more than 10,500 inquiries per year in Victoria as people affected by cancer seek guidance, assurance and assistance.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a strong focus on cancer prevention in today’s State Budget, which includes a range of initiatives designed to reduce the impact of cancer on Victoria.
Quit Victoria, the Heart Foundation and the Australian-Lebanese Medical Association have renewed calls for legislative reform to ban waterpipe smoking in enclosed workplaces following the carbon monoxide poisoning of a 20-year-old hookah smoker.
Cancer Council Victoria is urging leaders to act during Brain Cancer Action Week (May 4-8), as one Australian every six hours is diagnosed with the often fatal disease.
PapScreen Victoria welcomes the latest data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare confirming the rates of cervical cancer cases and mortality in Australia are low compared to international standards, thanks to the work of the National Cervical Screening Program and the introduction of the HPV vaccine.