Cancer Information and Support News

Thursday 9 August, 2018

 

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Connecting with others: exercise and education in regional Victoria

Thursday 9 August 2018

Exercise has many general benefits for our physical and mental wellbeing, but it can be challenging to try and keep active after completing cancer treatment. Residents in the Grampians and Hume regions had an opportunity to participate in a survivorship program combining exercise, education and wellness; the results so far have been positive.

Conversation about changes in thinking and memory

Thursday 9 August 2018

Understanding Changes in Thinking and Memory is a new factsheet created for people affected by cancer. Hear from Naveena about her experience, including practical tips for friends and family. Naveena shares what helped her to work around changes in her life and to feel more in control.

Clinical Trials: what to know and who to ask

Thursday 9 August 2018

Join our free webinar on Tuesday 28 August at 6pm to get a better understanding of why clinical trials are important and what it means to get involved. We will explore common myths around participation and discuss the important role of trials in cancer care. If you are not available on the night, still register to receive a link to the webinar after the event.

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Join us for Daffodil Day

Thursday 9 August 2018

Daffodil Day will take place on Friday 24 August across Australia. Every year, our community comes together to raise funds for life-saving cancer research, prevention programs and support services. Thanks to improvements and breakthroughs in cancer prevention, screening and treatment, 61,000 Australian lives have been saved.

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Dates for diary

Thursday 9 August 2018

Find out about upcoming cancer education programs held around Victoria. Read on if interested in joining a chemotherapy services consultation workshop, prostate cancer community education forum, or being part of a study on the emotional and physical well-being of women with breast cancer.  

Our year in review

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Our 2017 Annual Review shows a snapshot of what we do in the areas of research, prevention and support for people affected by cancer. We hope that, as you scroll through the new digital format, you will see the breadth of our work and efforts in reducing the impact of all cancers for all Victorians.

Connecting with others can help

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Support groups connect people affected by cancer and help them manage the challenges they may face. With 124 groups meeting locally across Victoria, people gather on a regular basis to share life experiences and information. Find out how the Wimmera Prostate Cancer Support Group got started and connects with their local community.

Behind the scenes with Chelsey Upston,
13 11 20 cancer nurse

Wednesday 23 May 2018

We speak to Chelsey, a 13 11 20 cancer nurse who has spent her career supporting people affected by cancer. It has been a passion of hers to connect people to the right support when they need it most, especially at times when they do not know where to turn.

Have you been asked about a clinical trial?

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Clinical trials are a gold standard treatment option, yet it can be challenging to make the decision to participate. Why not hear from others who has been through the experience of a treatment clinical trial. We have four new videos of people sharing their stories on how they got involved and what it entails.

An afternoon with Susan Carland

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Are you experiencing cancer related hair loss? Join us for lunch and a workshop with Susan Carland about head scarf styling tips. You can also learn how to get the most out of using a wig and the ways Cancer Council Victoria can support you and your families.

Dates for diary

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Find out about upcoming programs such as our Wellness and Life after Cancer. Read how you can share your views and experience on accessing information when diagnosed with a rare or less common cancer, or raising awareness of supportive care in cancer.

Thank you Dry July

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Thank you to all Dry July participants who took the challenge in 2017 to give up alcohol for one month. It was a grand fundraising effort, and as a result, Cancer Council Victoria can embark on four projects which aim to provide support to reduce the burden of cancer.

Our legal and financial programs

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Did you know Cancer Council offers legal, financial and workplace support services for people experiencing hardship when affected by cancer? Read on to find out more about the benefits of these programs and how you can apply.

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