March 2011

Tuesday 1 March, 2011


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Robinvale and Euston communities to benefit from cancer information evening

Tuesday 29 March 2011
Those affected by cancer in the Robinvale and Euston communities will benefit from a free upcoming cancer information evening being held at the Robinvale District Health Service on Tuesday 12 April from 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Read more

Tobacco industry persuades people to support plain packaging of cigarettes

Sunday 27 March 2011
A major tobacco-industry funded advertising blitz has backfired, with new research revealing the "It won't work, so why do it" campaign persuaded more people to support the plain packaging of cigarettes than oppose it. Read more

Radiation in Japan: what's the cancer risk?

Monday 21 March 2011
Following the terrible human disaster in Japan, newspapers and broadcast media have been covering the issue of radiation and the possibility of it causing cancer. Read more

Inner-city council considers banning smoking in outdoor dining areas

Wednesday 16 March 2011
Yarra council last night voted to investigate outdoor smoking bans in areas such as alfresco dining spaces, parks and playgrounds. Read more

Fair play at this year's L'Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival

Tuesday 15 March 2011
The L'Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) is helping to shift perceptions of tan fans as they embrace natural skin colour at this year's event. Read more

United Kingdom to pursue plain packaging of cigarettes

Thursday 10 March 2011
Quit has welcomed news that the British government is moving towards introducing the plain packaging of cigarettes, following the lead of the Australian government. Read more

New melanoma figures a warning to older generations

Wednesday 9 March 2011
Cancer Council Victoria today released new statistics revealing melanoma incidence rates continue to rise in Victoria. Read more

SunSmart warns Victorian farmers and rural outdoor workers they are at greater risk of skin cancer

Wednesday 9 March 2011
New data released today shows that melanoma incidence rates among men and women in rural Victoria are more than one third higher than for those in urban areas, putting this demographic in the most high-risk group for skin cancer in Victoria. Read more

Slip, Slap, Slop, Seek, Slide...and Sombrero!

Monday 7 March 2011
Sombreros and animal costumes are tipped to be the hottest festival fashion items this year after SunSmart announced the results of its 'Win the Golden Ticket' competition today. Read more
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