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November 2008

Sunday 30 November, 2008


Epping resident wins Cancer Council Raffle

Friday 28 November 2008
Epping resident, Carina Marasco, was the lucky winner of a new Mazda2 Neo in the Cancer Council Victoria Raffle, which raised over $150,000 in 2008. Read more

'Taboo' topic tackled at cancer workshop

Wednesday 26 November 2008

Sexual and intimate changes after cancer will be the focus of a free workshop to be held in Carlton on Friday December 5. Almost all cancer treatments have the potential to alter sexual function. The workshop will discuss ways to stay sexually confident regardless of partnership status.

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New hope for advanced cancer patients

Tuesday 25 November 2008
Living well while facing the uncertainty of advanced cancer will be the focus of a special Cancer Council forum to be held in Carlton on Wednesday 3 December. The free forum will help people achieve quality-of-life and answer questions about superannuation and legal wills. Read more

Cancer Council applauds Coxy’s decision to speak out

Monday 24 November 2008
Having TV presenter and musician Geoff ‘Coxy’ Cox speak publicly about his recent bowel cancer diagnosis will boost awareness of a cancer that kills 80 Australians each week. Read more

Cancer Council makes bowel cancer screening kits available to all Victorians over 50

Monday 24 November 2008
Bowel cancer kills 80 Australians every week. However, if detected early enough, nearly all cases could be cured. That’s the message behind our initiative to make bowel cancer screening accessible to all Victorians over 50. Read more

Local cancer campaigner acknowledged

Thursday 20 November 2008
Dr Ian Roos has been acknowledged as the winner of our prestigious President's Award in a ceremony at the Melbourne Museum today to celebrate and thank supporters. Read more

Life after cancer seminar

Wednesday 19 November 2008
Life after cancer treatment will be the focus of a special Cancer Council seminar to be held in Carlton for survivors and their family and friends on Saturday 29 November. Read more

Victorian communities get into the Relay For Life spirit

Monday 17 November 2008
Cancer Council Victoria is calling on all supporters to rally their friends and family together, and sign up as a Relay For Life team at their next local event. Read more

Act now to help prevent cancer

Monday 3 November 2008
With around 3,000 Victorians dying from preventable cancers every year, the Cancer Council Victoria is asking residents to make a donation this month to support prevention programs that save lives. Read more