September 2017

Friday 1 September, 2017


Cancer Council Victoria statement on Federal Court finding on Belle Gibson case

Thursday 28 September 2017
Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Federal Court’s decision to fine Belle Gibson $410,000 for running unlawful fundraising appeals and falsely claiming she healed herself from terminal cancer.

Avis Macphee, AM, Former Board Member, Cancer Council Victoria

Wednesday 20 September 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce that our longstanding former Board member, Avis Macphee, died on Monday.

Cancer Council Victoria launches a new Cancer Services Guide - a one-stop shop patient support resource

Monday 18 September 2017
Cancer Council Victoria has launched a Cancer Services guide to help Victorians affected by cancer, providing a roadmap for patients and survivors by directing them to local services and information in their area.

Cancer Council welcomes new vaccine to protect women from 90% of cervical cancers

Monday 4 September 2017
Cancer Council Victoria welcomes the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) recommendation to include Gardasil 9 in the National Immunisation Program.

Study reveals workplace sitting increases bowel cancer risk by 44%

Monday 4 September 2017
Prolonged sitting at work increases one’s risk of bowel cancer by 44%, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has revealed.