December 2018

“Cheaper than water!”: Alcohol advertising breach shows flaws in industry self-regulation

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a decision by the Alcohol Beverage Advertising Code (ABAC) scheme to uphold, in part, complaints over a series of irresponsible Facebook promotions by prepackaged liquor outlet, the Premix King.

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Cancer Council Victoria researchers receive prestigious funding to aid cancer fight

Wednesday 12 December 2018

More than $1.6 million in funding has been awarded today to Cancer Council Victoria researchers from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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Aboriginal Victorians much more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than non-Aboriginal Victorians

New cancer data has revealed that while Victorians from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are 70% more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than non-Aboriginal Victorians.

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New report reveals a Victorian is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes

New data released today has revealed that one Victorian is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes - or 95 new diagnoses each day.

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Life-saving campaign wins award for Cancer Council Victoria

Thursday 6 December 2018

Cancer Council Victoria has won a prestigious VicHealth award for its campaign Do the home screening test – it could save your life.

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