November 2010

Monday 1 November, 2010


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Fast food advertisers permitted to plate up junk through Junior Masterchef

Tuesday 30 November 2010
A recent decision by the Advertising Standards Board that Junior Masterchef is not primarily directed to children and not covered by food industry advertising codes highlights how ineffective self-regulation is in protecting children from junk food marketing. Read more

Latest Cut your Cancer Risk Blog posting: I-rish I knew then what I know now about UV

Friday 26 November 2010
This week is National Skin Cancer Action Week. Growing up in Ireland, where the rain rarely stops and the temperature rarely gets above 20, I rarely worried about sun protection. Little did I know that dangerous ultraviolet radiation was damaging my skin, resulting in a diagnosis of early stage melanoma at the age of 24. Read more

SunSmart iPhone application launched

Thursday 25 November 2010
The first ever SunSmart iPhone(tm) application was launched today making it easier than ever for Australians to be SunSmart this summer. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria welcomes cancer funding

Tuesday 23 November 2010
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed the Labor party's announcement pledging $18.8 million towards reducing the impact of skin and bowel cancer on Victorian communities and significant investments in support for cancer patients and survivors. Read more

Obesity action plan needed to direct new Health Agency

Monday 22 November 2010
The recommendations of the National Preventative Health Taskforce could provide the backbone for a plan, which could be complemented by the work of the National Preventive Health Agency when it is established in the new year. Read more

Quit unveils new tool to help smokers kick the habit

Friday 19 November 2010
Quit Victoria is pleased to announce the launch of its redeveloped website, which has an even stronger focus on supporting smokers to quit. Read more

BreastScreen concerns

Thursday 18 November 2010
BreastScreen is directly contacting 5,339 women as it believes the mammograms of a small number of them may not have been reviewed by two separate radiologists. Read more

The Italian Community to benefit from free cancer forums

Friday 12 November 2010
The Italian community are invited to special cancer information sessions being presented by Cancer Council Victoria in partnership with The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Northern Health. Read more

City of Port Phillip bans smoking on beaches, as momentum builds for smoke-free outdoor areas

Wednesday 10 November 2010
Quit and the Heart Foundation (Victoria) have applauded a decision by Port Phillip City Council on Monday night (November 8th) to ban smoking on its beaches from December 1, 2010. Read more
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