February 2016

‘Forgotten’ cancers in focus on Rare Disease Day

This Rare Disease Day (Monday 29 February) Cancer Council Victoria is shining a light on less common cancers, which account for more than half of all cancer deaths in the state.

New resource works to reduce barriers to cancer screening for people with disabilities

A resource launched today will provide online training to inform all people who care and support people with disabilities on how to speak about cancer screening.

World Cancer Day: Cancer remains the leading cause of premature death in Victoria

Cancer deaths in Victoria result in the premature loss of nearly 60,000 years of life each year, more than four times the loss compared with other major causes of death.

Updated: 01 Feb, 2016