Victorians are urged to get SunSmart this long weekend as new data shows January is the peak month for sunburn at state hospital emergency departments, with a record 190 sunburn cases in January last year.
Quit Victoria says a reversal in the declining funding for powerful mass media campaigns and broader smokefree policies are essential for reducing smoking rates and preventing more Victorians from dying from lung cancer.
New cancer data has revealed lung cancer mortality rates have overtaken those for breast cancer, making it the current leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.
Saturday 30 December 2017
Eight in 10 smokers in Victoria say they want to quit smoking – but few are likely to set themselves up for success in 2018.