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June 2012

Friday 1 June, 2012


Myeloma incidence projected to increase by 75% by 2025

Monday 25 June 2012
New data released by Cancer Council Victoria today indicates a projected 75% increase of multiple myeloma diagnoses in Victoria between 2006 and 2025. Read more

Majority of Victorians support smokefree alfresco areas, new research reveals

Thursday 14 June 2012
More than two-thirds of Victorians support a ban on smoking in alfresco dining areas, according to new research released today. Read more

Men urged to be lean, mean screening machines during Men's Health Week

Thursday 14 June 2012
Victorian men are being urged to take up healthier lifestyles and diets to help cut their cancer risk. And the perfect week to consider doing it is this week (Men's Health Week). Read more

Regional and country Victorians urged to screen for bowel cancer

Thursday 7 June 2012
Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging residents in regional and country Victoria aged 50 and over to screen for bowel cancer - Australia's second biggest cancer killer. Read more

Walt Disney's junk food ad ban exposes TV's influence on kids

Thursday 7 June 2012
Walt Disney has announced it will institute a junk food advertising ban on programs for children across its networks. Read more

New alcohol research is a timely reminder of our limits

Friday 1 June 2012
A study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) released yesterday is a timely reminder for Victorians of the health risks of alcohol overconsumption and the significant health gains that could be achieved by following the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines for low risk drinking. Read more

Slip, Slop, Slap and Ski!

Friday 1 June 2012
Win a weekend at the snow for you and a mate PLUS a private ski lesson with our world ranked mystery athlete! Read more