July 2010

Thursday 1 July, 2010

 

Ararat and Horsham to benefit from free cancer support forums

Wednesday 28 July 2010
Thanks to a generous contribution from RACV, and local support from Grampians Integrated Cancer Service, these forums will be offered at no cost to the community. Read more

Thanks to Twilight & vampire-mania

Monday 26 July 2010
We've been heartily encouraged in our mission to change behaviours around tanning recently. Winter is often a time when people resort to solariums and fake tans but happily it seems that this trend is on the wane. Read more

Tuxedo Junction Ball

Wednesday 21 July 2010
Saturday 7 August marks our 4th annual Tuxedo Junction Ball and we would love to see you there! Held at the fabulous Plaza Ballroom, the night promises to be filled with good food, fine wine, outstanding entertainment and great company. Read more

Junk food levy first serious initiative to put accountability back on food companies

Wednesday 21 July 2010
The Australian Greens’ proposal to require junk food and alcohol companies to choose between providing health information in their advertising or paying a levy is a good first step in putting some accountability for Australia’s rising obesity rates back on unhealthy food manufacturers, according to Prof. Boyd Swinburn from the Obesity Policy Coalition. Read more

What's your risk of cancer?

Friday 16 July 2010
Launched today, the Cut Your Cancer Risk website aims to encourage individuals to adopt seven habits that can not only drastically reduce your chance of developing cancer, but also decrease your risk of other major chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes. Read more

Horsham to benefit from free cancer support forums

Thursday 15 July 2010
Two special Cancer Council Victoria forums will be held in Horsham on Tuesday 17 August. Thanks to a generous contribution from RACV, and local support from Grampians Integrated Cancer Service, these forums will be offered at no cost to the community. Read more

‘Been there, done that'? Lend a helping hand!

Tuesday 13 July 2010
The Cancer Connect one-on-one peer support program is appealing for volunteers to support those affected by cancer. Read more

Time to fight cancer

Tuesday 13 July 2010
Cancer Council Victoria is hoping 4,000 Victorians will use their time to fight cancer and register to volunteer at 350 stalls across the state for Daffodil Day, Friday 27 August 2010. Read more

New online support for disadvantaged group

Monday 5 July 2010
A new Cancer Council online support group for people with mouth, nose and throat cancer will help give a ‘voice’ to people who face unique and debilitating issues after treatment. Read more