November 2018


Victoria proven as world-leader in timely care for bowel cancer patients

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Victoria is a world-leader when it comes to bowel cancer diagnosis and treatment times according to an international study released today that compares intervals from patients first noticing a symptom to diagnosis and starting treatment.

Missing the mark: AFL bombards kids with junk food

Thursday 22 November 2018

With the 35th national draft starting today, health experts are urging the AFL to pick healthier sponsors, as a new study exposes the extent to which Aussie kids are bombarded with junk food and sugary drink branding on TV during the national game.

Cancer Council welcomes commitment to invest in prevention programs from childhood

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Cancer Council welcomes a commitment from the Victorian Greens today to invest in prevention programs supporting good health from childhood and beyond.

VCDPA welcomes Greens’ commitment to prevent chronic disease

Wednesday 14 November 2018

The Victorian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (VCDPA) welcomes the Greens’ commitment to programs to prevent chronic disease and support child health.

Public Cervix Announcement: new campaign highlights safe, inclusive cervical screening for LGBTIQ people

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Cancer Council Victoria and Thorne Harbour Health are joining forces to encourage more people in the LGBTIQ community to undergo regular cervical screening, with a campaign launching this week as part of National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week.