July 2009

Wednesday 1 July, 2009


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Hope blooms this Daffodil Day - Friday 28 August

Monday 27 July 2009
Cancer Council Victoria is calling on people to support Daffodil Day this August to bring hope to the 70 Victorians diagnosed with cancer each day. Read more

New report confirms solarium cancer danger

Thursday 30 July 2009
A new international report has upgraded the cancer risk from solariums to the highest risk category, alongside tobacco and asbestos. Read more

Early successes by partner company, Cancer CRC

Wednesday 29 July 2009
Cancer Council Victoria's partner company, the Cancer Cooperative Research Centre Pty Ltd (CTx), set up only 2 years ago, has recorded significant progress in its quest to discover new, effective small molecule cancer drugs from Australian research. Read more

Shouting the World Cancer Campaign message from the mountain-tops!

Wednesday 29 July 2009
Cancer advocate Brosie McCann (Australia) will today begin his ascent up Africa's tallest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the 2009 World Cancer Campaign 'I love my healthy active childhood'. Read more

Daffodil Day - Hope Blooms in August

Monday 27 July 2009
One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 85. If you think this is one too many, buy a daffodil in August and give hope to all those touched by cancer. Read more

Free Greek cancer update: 24 August

Friday 24 July 2009
Greek people affected by cancer are encouraged to attend a free Living with Cancer Education Program at St Vincents Hospital on Monday 24 August. Read more

10,000 Australians demand bowel cancer screening

Monday 20 July 2009
Cancer Council’s community-based advocacy campaign (www.getbehindbowelscreening.com.au) has motivated 10,000 Australians to call for expansion of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, amid new research showing 93% of bowel cancer patients can survive if diagnosed early. Read more

Consumers want regulation of SMS, email, web & pay TV marketing to kids

Sunday 19 July 2009
Australian consumers want the government to stamp out the many avenues used by junk food companies to reach children such as games on websites, email promotions, text messages and pay TV, according to Jane Martin, Senior Policy Adviser for the Obesity Policy Coalition. Read more

Mildura raises cup and $25,000 for cancer research

Monday 13 July 2009
Mildura residents have raised an impressive $25,000 through Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea this year to support the 250 locals diagnosed with cancer each year. Read more
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