May 2018


Powerful new anti-smoking campaign highlights reality of smoking and stroke

Thursday 31 May 2018

An emotional anti-smoking campaign, showing the debilitating suffering stroke can inflict is being launched today, World No Tobacco Day, by Quit Victoria and Stroke Foundation.

Free training for pharmacists to help Victorians quit smoking

Monday 28 May 2018

Quit Victoria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) are launching a new free training session for pharmacists in Victoria to help their patients quit smoking.

Quit Victoria & The Long Walk sponsor ‘We Walk Together’ to drive better health outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians

Monday 28 May 2018

Quit Victoria and its Aboriginal Quitline service are once again partnering with The Long Walk to sponsor the ‘We Walk Together’ event on Saturday 2nd June 2018.

Bowel cancer screening campaign saves Victorian lives

Thursday 24 May 2018

A 2017 Cancer Council Victoria media campaign has led to approximately 12,500 extra Victorians screening for bowel cancer and potentially saved hundreds of lives.

Uncle Jack Charles: from big screen to bowel screen

Thursday 24 May 2018

Aboriginal actor, musician, potter and performer Uncle Jack Charles is the voice and face of a new animation which is aiming to increase cancer screening in Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Victorian cancer patients urged to ask about clinical trials

Sunday 20 May 2018

Participation in cancer clinical trials has remained stagnant over the past three decades Cancer Council Victoria has revealed today, urging patients to ask their treating team whether they could benefit from a clinical trial.

Cancer Council Victoria welcomes support for cancer patients

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a focus on supporting patients in today’s State Budget.