More than 500 people registered to take part in Cancer Council Victoria's free national webinar titled ‘Breast cancer in the family: What does that mean for me?' that was held last night.
A complaint made by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) about a Kellogg's TV commercial directed to children has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) this week and the ad has been removed from viewing.
In response to increased community concern, the Cancer Council will host a free national webinar 'Breast cancer in the family: What does that mean for me?' on Tuesday 25th June 7.30pm – 8.30pm.
A Cancer Council Victoria survey shows more than 75% of Victorians are affected by cancer (either themselves or a loved one), and increasingly they seek information about these diseases online.
Today's announcements about food and alcohol labelling are two important initiatives which will improve the health of Victorians, according to Todd Harper, CEO of Cancer Council Victoria.
Four of Victoria's major health organisations have urged all sides of parliament to support a new bill in Victorian parliament to ban smoking in outdoor dining and drinking areas.
CEO of Cancer Council Victoria calls for urgent action to control alcohol advertising and promotion to young people and reduce alcohol related harm at the launch of the Alcohol Advertising Review Board's (AARB) Annual Report for 2013.
Quit Victoria has encouraged workplaces to help their employees give smoking the flick with new research finding smokers cost their employers an extra $5,816 annually compared with non-smokers.
Victorian men are being urged to commit to some lifestyle changes this week (Men's Health Week) to cut their cancer risk. They're also being asked to screen for bowel cancer and keep an eye out for any changing spots that could be skin cancer.
Dr Aung Ko Win was last night awarded the prestigious 2013 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research which recognises achievement, celebrates creativity and acknowledges excellence across all fields of health or medical research.