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July 2014

Tuesday 1 July, 2014


New report shows cancer one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths

Thursday 31 July 2014
A new report showing that cancer was one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths in Australia should help raise public awareness of alcohol as a significant cancer risk factor, Cancer Council Australia said today.

New daffodil range helps hope bloom

Wednesday 30 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria is calling on the generosity of local residents to purchase fresh daffodils, a pin, a pen or a bear this Daffodil Day, Friday 22 August.

Cancer Council Victoria launches hep B action plan to stem fastest growing cancer on World Hepatitis Day

Monday 28 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria today called on all Victorian political parties to commit to taking action to address the increasing incidence of liver cancer, which is amongst the fastest growing cancers in Victoria.

Cancer Council Victoria joins industry leaders to deliver 2015 National Breast Care Nurse Conference

Thursday 17 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria has announced it will partner with Cancer Nurses Society of Australia to deliver the National Breast Care Nurse Conference.

Show your school’s spirit this Daffodil Day

Wednesday 16 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging schools across Victoria to show they care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day, Friday 22 August, by registering to raise funds and awareness.

New analysis: Booze increases bowel cancer risk

Tuesday 15 July 2014

A new study has found that people who regularly drink alcohol have a 17 per cent increased risk of developing the type of polyp that can lead to bowel cancer, compared with those who don't drink.

Cancer Council Victoria presents Seven Parks Walk around Melbourne

Tuesday 15 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria is pleased to announce the inaugural Cancer Council Victoria Seven Parks Walk, to be held on Sunday, 5th October 2014.

Cancer Council outlines priority issues for election

Thursday 10 July 2014
Cancer Council Victoria has called on all political parties to ensure cancer is a priority health issue heading into November’s election, shining a light on fifteen key areas where the next state government can lead the way in cancer research, treatment and prevention.

Keep cool on the slopes with SunSmart

Monday 7 July 2014
The snow is here, but are you prepared for it? SunSmart is reminding people that it’s just as important to use sun protection while you’re at the snow, as it is when you’re headed to the beach in summer.