December 2017

Friday 1 December, 2017


8 in 10 Victorian smokers want to quit: survey

Saturday 30 December 2017
Eight in 10 smokers in Victoria say they want to quit smoking – but few are likely to set themselves up for success in 2018. Read more

Half of young smokers incorrectly think roll-your-own cigarettes are less dangerous: survey

Thursday 14 December 2017
An alarming new survey from Quit Victoria has revealed that almost 1 in 2 Victorian smokers aged 18-29 think roll-your-own cigarettes are less harmful than traditional factory made cigarettes. Read more

1 in 3 Victorians breathe in toxic secondhand smoke at work

Thursday 7 December 2017
More than one in three Victorian workers are being regularly exposed to deadly secondhand tobacco smoke while doing their job, new survey data from Quit Victoria reveals. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria researchers receive prestigious funding to aid cancer fight

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria have received more than $2 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), announced today. Read more

Support available for Victorians affected by cancer this festive season

Monday 4 December 2017
Frivolity and fun with friends and family is most commonly associated with the festive season, but for those affected by cancer this time of year can be a particularly difficult time. Read more