July 2015

Wednesday 1 July, 2015


Film goers told they don’t have to face cancer alone

Wednesday 29 July 2015
Cancer Council’s support services for people affected by cancer will be in the spotlight through a unique partnership with director Paul Cox on his new feature film 'Force of Destiny'. Read more

Patients confused over hepatitis B transmission

Tuesday 28 July 2015
Largest Australian study finds knowledge gaps which could lead to liver disease and cancer. Read more

Fanta loses fizz: Ad and app pulled for directly marketing to kids

Wednesday 15 July 2015
A Fanta television advertisement and mobile phone app have been pulled after the Advertising Standards Board found they broke the rules by directly marketing an unhealthy drink to children. Read more

Quitting for Ramadan? Why not quit for good?

Thursday 9 July 2015
Quit Victoria has launched a series of radio advertisements in both English and Arabic to encourage those who’ve quit smoking while observing Ramadan to quit for good. Read more

Essendon Football Club and Cancer Council mark 10 years of Clash for Cancer

Thursday 9 July 2015
Cancer Council Victoria joined long-time supporter Essendon Football Club today to launch the 10th Clash for Cancer match, which raises funds and awareness of men’s cancers. Read more

HPV vaccine protecting Victorian teens, but greater focus needed on boys

Tuesday 7 July 2015
Victoria is leading the nation for full three-dose coverage of the HPV vaccine among 15-year-olds, new figures reveal. Read more

New data on link between alcohol and cancer prompts uncomfortable campaign

Monday 6 July 2015
Most Victorians don’t know what constitutes a ‘standard drink’ Read more

Positive step to address hepatitis B crisis

Wednesday 1 July 2015
Patients with chronic hepatitis B and HIV will be able to access their medicines more easily from tomorrow, under changes welcomed by Cancer Council Victoria. Read more