July 2017

Saturday 1 July, 2017


The stars are out for Cancer Council Victoria

Friday 28 July 2017
Registrations for new event Walking Stars are now open, with Melbourne’s night-time, half-marathon walk aiming to bring people together to raise money for Cancer Council Victoria. Read more

Urgent push to stop 1300 Victorians needlessly dying each year

Wednesday 26 July 2017

For the first time, a new Victoria-wide bowel screening campaign could see more than 20,000 additional Victorians screening for bowel cancer, which can detect the disease at an early stage, even when there are no symptoms and avoid the need for extended chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

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Turn your school yellow and get involved in Daffodil Day!

Monday 24 July 2017
Cancer Council Victoria is appealing to schools around the state to turn yellow and participate in Daffodil Day this year, Friday 25 August. Read more

Economics the key to improving cancer outcomes

Wednesday 5 July 2017
Australian-first Economics of Cancer Program to improve cancer prevention and health delivery for cancer patients Read more

What is healthy? Survey reveals huge gap in what public, nutritionists think is healthy

Thursday 6 July 2017
A new survey by LiveLighter has revealed some eye-opening differences between what members of the public and a sample of nutrition experts think is healthy. Read more

Go Dry this July and support cancer services

Monday 3 July 2017
Cancer Council Victoria is on board again as a beneficiary charity of Dry July, which will help provide support services to more than 31,000 people in Victoria who are diagnosed with cancer each year. Read more