January 2015

Thursday 1 January, 2015


Ten years on: ‘Bronzed Aussie’ aspiration a thing of the past

Wednesday 21 January 2015
New Cancer Council research shows Victorians prefer tanning much less than a decade ago but that sunburn rates are still too high. Read more

Best and worst cervical screening rates in Victoria revealed with new report

Tuesday 20 January 2015
Newly released data published in the Victorian Cervical Cytology Registry's Statistical Report 2013 shows that 60.4% of Victorian women aged 20-69 years participated in two-yearly Pap tests in the 2012-2013 period, rising minimally from 60.0% in 2011-2012. Read more

Victoria’s brightest push cancer research boundaries

Tuesday 20 January 2015
Four Victorian research teams with ideas described as “visionary” have begun work to find new treatments for cancer types that are aggressive, difficult to treat or incurable thanks to financial backing from Cancer Council Victoria donors. Read more

Introducing Dr Sarah White as new Director of Quit Victoria

Monday 19 January 2015
Cancer Council Victoria is pleased to welcome leading public health and communications professional, Sarah White PhD, as the new Director of Quit Victoria. Read more

Smokers take the plunge and sign the pledge

Monday 19 January 2015
The Victorian Aboriginal Quitline is launching a new Pledge today, to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers in Victoria commit to cutting down or kicking the habit over the next four weeks. Read more