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A new survey from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed concerning gaps in smokers’ awareness of 23 of the health harms associated with smoking.
A long-awaited decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel hearing the challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws has been released today, finding in favour of Australia and dismissing the claims brought by Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Indonesia.
New research has found that smoking costs the Victorian economy approx. $3.7b per year in tangible costs.
One carton of flavoured milk – the well-known tradie morning tea staple – could contain nearly as much sugar as half a packet of lollies, according to a new analysis from LiveLighter.
5,000 Victorian lives could be saved and 6,500 cases of cancer avoided over five years if there was increased effort to prevent cancer.
An emotional anti-smoking campaign, showing the debilitating suffering stroke can inflict is being launched today, World No Tobacco Day, by Quit Victoria and Stroke Foundation.
Quit Victoria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) are launching a new free training session for pharmacists in Victoria to help their patients quit smoking.
Quit Victoria and its Aboriginal Quitline service are once again partnering with The Long Walk to sponsor the ‘We Walk Together’ event on Saturday 2nd June 2018.
A 2017 Cancer Council Victoria media campaign has led to approximately 12,500 extra Victorians screening for bowel cancer and potentially saved hundreds of lives.
Aboriginal actor, musician, potter and performer Uncle Jack Charles is the voice and face of a new animation which is aiming to increase cancer screening in Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Participation in cancer clinical trials has remained stagnant over the past three decades Cancer Council Victoria has revealed today, urging patients to ask their treating team whether they could benefit from a clinical trial.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a focus on supporting patients in today’s State Budget.
Victorian fast food and supermarket chains will be required to display the kilojoule content of ready-to-eat foods on all their menus as of tomorrow, when the Victorian State Government’s new kilojoule labelling law comes into effect.
Victorians could be spared from 1,085 new cases of type 2 diabetes and 153 new cases of heart disease if the government ran a graphic public education campaign on the link between sugary drinks and chronic health conditions, according to health researchers.
Cancer Council Victoria was honoured with a national award recognising its work in skin cancer prevention through the SunSmart program.
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