October 2013

Tuesday 1 October, 2013

 

Time to step up efforts on prevention

Thursday 24 October 2013
Investment must be expanded in order for further in-roads to be made on smoking, obese and overweight rates in Australia, according to Cancer Council Victoria. Read more

Heat on Victorian employers to keep their employees safe from the sun

Tuesday 22 October 2013
This Work Safe Week, SunSmart is calling on Victorian employers to take action towards preventing skin cancer in the workplace. Read more

VIC State Government introduces solarium ban legislation

Wednesday 16 October 2013
SunSmart and Cancer Council Victoria welcome the new solarium ban legislation passed in Parliament yesterday. Read more

Victorian cancer burden to jump 50%

Friday 11 October 2013
Cancer in Victoria: Statistics & Trends 2012, released today, predicts that by 2027 more than 44,000 new cases of cancer will be recorded in Victoria each year. In the same period cancer deaths will increase to more than 13,000. Read more

Victorian cervix cancer rates at all time low

Friday 11 October 2013
Cancer in Victoria: Statistics & Trends 2012, released today, reveals that the rate of new cervix cancer cases has fallen by 45% and the rate of deaths has declined by 61% in Victoria within the past 20 years. Read more