September 2017

Cancer Council Victoria statement on Federal Court finding on Belle Gibson case

Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Federal Court’s decision to fine Belle Gibson $410,000 for running unlawful fundraising appeals and falsely claiming she healed herself from terminal cancer.

Statement on Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 from Cancer Council Victoria CEO Todd Harper

Cancer Council Victoria recognises there are differing personal and professional views on voluntary assisted dying and we respect the right of people and organisations to hold such views.

Avis Macphee, AM, Former Board Member, Cancer Council Victoria

It is with great sadness that we announce that our longstanding former Board member, Avis Macphee, died on Monday.

Cancer Council welcomes new vaccine to protect women from 90% of cervical cancers

Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) recommendation to include Gardasil 9 in the National Immunisation Program.

Study reveals workplace sitting increases bowel cancer risk by 44%

Prolonged sitting at work increases one’s risk of bowel cancer by 44%, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has revealed.

Updated: 01 Sep, 2017