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Greater urgency needed to reduce smoking, lung cancer rates: experts

Friday 19 January 2018
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.

Lung cancer revealed as biggest cancer killer in Victorian women

Friday 19 January 2018
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.

8 in 10 Victorian smokers want to quit: survey

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.

Half of young smokers incorrectly think roll-your-own cigarettes are less dangerous: survey

Thursday 14 December 2017
An alarming new survey from Quit Victoria has revealed that almost 1 in 2 Victorian smokers aged 18-29 think roll-your-own cigarettes are less harmful than traditional factory made cigarettes.

1 in 3 Victorians breathe in toxic secondhand smoke at work

Thursday 7 December 2017
More than one in three Victorian workers are being regularly exposed to deadly secondhand tobacco smoke while doing their job, new survey data from Quit Victoria reveals.

Cancer Council Victoria researchers receive prestigious funding to aid cancer fight

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria have received more than $2 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), announced today.

Support available for Victorians affected by cancer this festive season

Monday 4 December 2017
Frivolity and fun with friends and family is most commonly associated with the festive season, but for those affected by cancer this time of year can be a particularly difficult time.

Walking Stars cancelled due to extreme weather

Thursday 30 November 2017
We are incredibly disappointed to advise that the inaugural Walking Stars event has been cancelled for tomorrow, Saturday 2 December 2017.

Statement from Cancer Council Victoria following the release of the report into funding for research into cancers with low survival rates

Wednesday 29 November 2017
Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Senate Committee findings following the release of the report into funding for research into cancers with low survival rates yesterday.

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017

Wednesday 29 November 2017
Cancer Council Victoria has noted that the Victorian Parliament has passed voluntary assisted dying laws for Victoria. These come into effect on 19 June 2019.

Disadvantaged Australians 60% more likely to die from cancer: report

Tuesday 28 November 2017
Australians from the most disadvantaged backgrounds are 60 per cent more likely to die from cancer, a shocking new report has revealed.

Paddle Across the Bay for a cancer-free future

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Paddle Across the Bay, a much-loved sporting event proudly supporting Cancer Council Victoria, will take place in March 2018 and registrations are now open.

SunSmart issues warning as 1 in 3 adults don't understand cause of sunburn

Tuesday 14 November 2017
New data from a Cancer Council Victoria survey shows more than a third of Victorians do not know the correct indicator of sunburn risk – putting themselves and their families at risk of sun damage and ultimately skin cancer.

Wig service gives regional Victorians with cancer confidence

Monday 30 October 2017
Victorians living in regional areas who have lost their hair through cancer treatment can now access Cancer Council Victoria's free Regional Wig Service.

Major study of genetics of breast cancer provides new clues to susceptibility to the disease

Tuesday 24 October 2017
Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne researchers are at the forefront of the discovery of seventy-two new genetic variants that predict the risk of developing breast cancer, as part of a major international collaboration.
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