June 2014

Sunday 1 June, 2014


Victoria's sweet toothache: 12% of Victorians gulping soft drink every day

Friday 13 June 2014
The coalition of health organisations behind the Rethink Sugary Drink campaign is encouraging Victorians to cut down on soft drink, following the release of new figures revealing that 12% of Victorian adults drink soft drink every day, contributing to significant levels of tooth decay and erosion. Read more

Tuxedo Junction in full swing

Thursday 12 June 2014
The eighth annual Tuxedo Junction, a charity ball supporting Cancer Council Victoria research projects, will get In Full Swing on Saturday 9 August. Read more

New Biomarkers Identify Lethal Prostate Cancer

Wednesday 11 June 2014
Men with prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary surgery if the findings of a preliminary study now published are validated and introduced into clinical practice. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria urges men to check under the hood

Thursday 5 June 2014
Cancer Council Victoria is asking men to take steps to reduce their cancer risk during Men's Health Week (9-15 June), such as screening for bowel cancer, quitting smoking and checking their skin for any changing spots that could be skin cancer. Read more