June 2009

Monday 1 June, 2009


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Professor David Hill, AO, honoured with National Drug & Alcohol Award

Monday 29 June 2009
The Director of Cancer Council Victoria, has been acknowledged with the Honour Roll Award at the National Drug and Alcohol Awards (NDAA), presented at the culmination of Drug Action Week, Friday 26 June 2009, in the Great Hall of Parliament House in Canberra. Read more

PapScreen Victoria celebrates its 18th birthday

Wednesday 24 June 2009
Since PapScreen Victoria was established in 1991, one woman's life has been saved from cervical cancer every week, so as the program turns 18 there are hundreds of reasons to celebrate. Read more

Sun sets on solariums: number of solarium sites cut in half

Sunday 21 June 2009
The sun is setting on the solarium industry as effective legislation coupled with more informed consumers are having a dramatic impact on the industry, according to SunSmart Manager, Sue Heward. Read more

Time is running out for free cancer vaccine

Monday 15 June 2009
Women aged 18 to 26 are being urged to get their first dose of the vaccine by 30 June 2009. The vaccine helps to protect women against cervical cancer and also protects against 90% of genital warts. Read more

Quit calls for the great Australian ‘smoko' to be renamed

Friday 12 June 2009
Quit has called on fellow Australians to get behind a push to change the name of a work break from 'smoko' to 'quito', saying the term no longer represents the habits of most Australians, and could act as a trigger for those trying to quit to have a cigarette. Read more

What's On: Clash For Cancer 2009

Tuesday 9 June 2009
The 4th annual Clash For Cancer AFL match between founding partner Essendon Football Club and the Melbourne Football Club will kick off Cancer Council’s 2009 Call to Arms campaign on Friday 19 June. Read more

Help Cancer Council campaign to save 30 lives a week

Tuesday 9 June 2009
New data on bowel cancer screening released this month highlights the urgent need to fully implement screening for all Australians over 50, according to Cancer Council Australia. Read more

Would you like a cartoon character with that?

Tuesday 9 June 2009
Australian consumers are sick of sneaky tactics used by food marketers such as using movie characters, toys and competitions to promote pester power and the purchase of unhealthy foods and drinks and want the government to intervene, according to the Obesity Policy Coalition's senior policy adviser, Ms Jane Martin. Read more

Remember to slip, slop, slap, seek and slide in the snow

Thursday 4 June 2009
With the ski season officially opening, SunSmart Manager Sue Heward is urging people to protect themselves from ultraviolet (UV) radiation at the snow. Read more
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