July 2016

Friday 1 July, 2016


Government’s new hepatitis strategies – positive step to eliminate burden of disease

Thursday 28 July 2016
Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s new strategies to improve outcomes for the 218,000 Australians living with hepatitis B and 230,000 Australians living with hepatitis C. Read more

Victoria on right track with new Cancer Plan

Friday 22 July 2016
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed the latest Victorian Cancer Plan, released today by Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy. Read more

Managing mental health in Latrobe Valley workplaces

Wednesday 20 July 2016
Latrobe Valley businesses will be better equipped to tackle mental health in the workplace following a special briefing in Traralgon this week. Read more

Sports drinks are gammin': New campaign urges Aboriginal community to go for water instead

Wednesday 20 July 2016
A new digital campaign is using local Aboriginal sporting role models from the Victorian community to highlight the health effects of regularly downing sports drinks. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria to investigate the effectiveness of fitness bands in changing physical activity

Thursday 7 July 2016
The ACTIVATE Trial aims to investigate whether fitness bands are a useful method for increasing activity among breast cancer survivors. Read more

Will you help hope bloom this Daffodil Day?

Wednesday 6 July 2016
Cancer Council is calling on Victorians to help beat cancer by volunteering for the 30th year of Daffodil Day on Friday 26 August. Read more