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Obesity is now a leading preventable cause of cancer, but less than half of all Australians are aware of the link. A new campaign launched today by Cancer Council Victoria is aiming to change this.
Cancer Council welcomes today’s commitment from the Liberal Nationals to increase the reimbursement rates for the Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) if elected.
Twenty-three social media posts by alcohol brands have been found to have breached the alcohol industry’s own advertising code by using young social media stars to promote booze to young people.
The Victorian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (VCDPA) welcomes the Liberal Nationals commitment to long term investment in health promotion.
A Melbourne researcher who is developing new epigenetics-based therapies to treat cancer has received a $1.55 million research fellowship from Cancer Council Victoria today.
The Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC) has welcomed a landmark move by the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation yesterday to vote in favour of requiring all alcohol bottles and cans to carry government-developed pregnancy warning labels.
A powerful new campaign launching today highlights the personal cost of skin cancer in an effort to get parents to increase their SunSmart habits.
Childhood overweight and obesity rates in Victoria are sky rocketing faster than any other state, with new data showing almost 1 in 3 kids are now overweight or obese.
A new survey shows most Victorians are unaware of men’s high melanoma risk, despite men being more likely to be diagnosed with, and die from, the disease.
There’s a time and a place for toilet jokes – and a stand-up comedy show about bowel cancer prevention is exactly that place. Flushed! A coonie could save your life, performed by award-winning comedian Denise McGuinness, is touring Victoria to highlight the importance of bowel screening for the Victorian Koori community.
The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer is now a designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Law and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), focusing on the effective use of law to prevent and control NCDs.
A new TV-led public education campaign from Quit Victoria casts a light on all the things smokers hate about smoking, such as the cost, the isolation, the breathlessness and the constant feeling of being judged.
Cancer Council Victoria is highlighting the importance of investment in clinical trials ahead of Daffodil Day this Friday 24 August, with less than 6% of Victorian adult cancer patients currently taking part.
The new Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People with Cancer has been released today, developed to improve cancer treatment experience and outcomes for First Nations people.
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