September 2013

Monday 2 September, 2013


Obesity Driving Increase in Uterus Cancer

Monday 23 September 2013
New figures released today for the launch of Cancer Council’s Girls’ Night In campaign show the number of Victorian women diagnosed with uterus cancer is set to rise by 60% in the next 15 years (from 577 diagnoses per year to 900) as the number of younger women facing the disease grows. Read more

Seeking Pioneer in Cancer Research

Wednesday 18 September 2013
Cancer Council Victoria today announced that applications are open for the prestigious $1.5 million Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship. Read more

Health groups throw down the challenge to Coca Cola

Wednesday 11 September 2013
Peak health and community organisations have written to Coca-Cola calling for the company to stop weight-washing the issue of obesity with expensive advertising, and instead take practical steps to address the core drivers of weight gain. Read more