Rare and less common cancers are responsible for half of all cancer deaths in Victoria, with five-year survival of some as low as seven per cent. This is in stark contrast to survival of up to 90 percent for more common cancers such as breast cancer, as revealed today by Cancer Council Victoria.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Victorian MP Fiona Richardson from cancer.
In line with the theme of Dental Health Week (7-13 August 2017) - Oral Health for Busy Lives, the health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink are calling on Australians to think of their teeth before reaching for a sugary drink when out and about.
Cancer patients and their families who are in desperate need of a short break away can enjoy a cosy getaway this spring by taking advantage of a Cancer Council Victoria Holiday Break.
Daffodil Day is just a couple of weeks away (Friday, August 25) and Cancer Council Victoria is reminding people how important it is for the whole community to show their support for those who have been affected by cancer.
With Daffodil Day fast approaching, Cancer Council Victoria is hoping workplaces and businesses around the state will order and sell merchandise to their colleagues and customers to help those affected by cancer.
New research from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed what food companies have known for decades – that supplying movie character toys with fast food has an enormous impact on what Aussie kids want to eat.