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July 2008

Thursday 31 July, 2008


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Sale gets cancer update

Thursday 31 July 2008
The Cancer Council Victoria will host a free cancer seminar for Sale residents on Friday 8 August informing the community how to reduce their risk of cancer. Read more

NSW to introduce Australia’s toughest smoking laws: Quit urges Vic Gov to follow

Wednesday 30 July 2008
NSW is cracking down on the tobacco industry, announcing today the introduction of tough new laws to reduce smoking, including a complete ban on the display of cigarettes in shops. Read more

Relay For Life is coming to City of Yarra

Friday 25 July 2008
City of Yarra residents are counting down to Saturday 13 November and what local organisers hope will be one of the biggest fundraising events the area has seen – The Cancer Council Victoria’s Relay For Life. Read more

Fertility, sexuality and cancer: Free health professionals seminar

Monday 21 July 2008
The Cancer Council will hold a free Fertility, Sexuality and Cancer seminar for health professionals in Tasmania on Monday, 4 August. Doreen Akkerman AM will join Dr Kate Stern from the Royal Women’s Hospital to discuss sexuality and fertility issues after cancer. Read more

Breast awareness and screening as essential as ever

Friday 18 July 2008
A review of research into the effectiveness of breast self-examination has prompted The Cancer Council Victoria to remind women of the importance of screening and breast awareness. Read more

Last chance for local sports clubs to join Call To Arms

Friday 18 July 2008
Time is running out for local sporting clubs to join the 470 Victorian clubs that have already registered for The Cancer Council Victoria’s Call To Arms event to fight back against cancer in men. Read more

Getting the jump on a healthy lifestyle

Wednesday 16 July 2008
A recent survey of 3,000 parents reported that one third of children were not reaching the recommended physical activity guidelines of 60 minutes a day. Read more

Quit slams QANTAS for tobacco promotion

Wednesday 16 July 2008
QANTAS has reintroduced in-flight tobacco sales, despite a decision made 10 years ago to remove cigarettes from onboard, duty-free sales. Read more

Giving Indigenous Australians a fair go in the fight against cancer

Monday 14 July 2008
During NAIDOC week, The Cancer Council Victoria will be raising awareness of the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Read more
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