June 2013

Monday 3 June, 2013


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Webinar reassures Australian women who have a family history of breast cancer

Wednesday 26 June 2013
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. Read more

Kellogg's pulls Coco Pops ad after OPC complaint

Thursday 20 June 2013
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. Read more

Cancer Council responds to 'The Angelina Effect' with innovative webinar

Tuesday 18 June 2013
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. Read more

Cancer Council CEO urges caution as more Victorians seek cancer answers online

Monday 17 June 2013
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. Read more

Message on the beer bottle (and the cereal pack) = improved health for Victorians

Friday 14 June 2013
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. Read more

Major health organisations urge Parliament to support bill to ban smoking in outdoor dining and drinking areas

Thursday 13 June 2013
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. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria joins health experts to call for action on alcohol

Tuesday 11 June 2013
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. Read more

New research finds smoking employees cost companies nearly $6000 more than non-smoking employees

Wednesday 5 June 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. Read more

Blokes urged to get lean and screen during Men's Health Week

Tuesday 4 June 2013
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. Read more
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