The Cancer Council Victoria is today launching a world-first telephone support program for people who carry genes that may increase their risk of developing cancer.
Victoria’s young adults are planning to quit smoking in droves when bars and clubs become smokefree according to new research from The Cancer Council Victoria.
The Cancer Council Victoria has launched a new, enhanced Internet site, which is expected to provide major benefits for regional Victoria with 24 hour access to the most comprehensive and accurate cancer information.
New guidelines have been released today to tell Australians how much sun they need to avoid vitamin D deficiency and stay healthy without increasing their risk of skin cancer.
Footy fields across the state will be awash with yellow on the weekend of 23 and 24 June, 2007, following overwhelming support for the new fundraising event, Call to Arms.
Bowel and prostate cancer are the leading forms of cancer in Victoria, accounting for around 7,500 diagnoses each year. They impact on many lives but are rarely spoken about in public.
The Cancer Council Victoria and East Grampians Health Service are providing information at a free Bowel and Prostate Cancer Awareness Forum for people in Stawell and surrounds.
Clash for Cancer, a special AFL match, sees Essendon Football Club and Melbourne Football Club meet at Telstra Dome on Friday 29 June to raise funds for The Cancer Council Victoria and awareness of men’s cancer issues.
The Cancer Council Victoria’s Moe Volunteer Unit is celebrating this month, having reached its 20th Anniversary.
The Cancer Council Victoria will provide general practitioners and their staff with new support, with the launch of our Cancer in General Practice small group learning modules.
Football clubs from across Victoria will wear yellow armbands and donate to the Cancer Council during games on the Call to Arms weekend, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2007.
Dr Robert MacInnis, a researcher from The Cancer Council Victoria’s Health 2020 project, received a commendation from the State Government for his work in the area of obesity.
Phase one of the Federal Government's National Bowel Cancer Screening Program is underway and around 1 million Australians are being encouraged to screen.