February 2019

Research begins to uncover new treatments for cancers with low survival

Friday 22 February 2019

A ground-breaking study in oesophageal cancer patients trialling new blood tests (liquid biopsies) to identify the extent of disease and how likely a patient is to respond to treatment is one of three new research projects into low survival cancers announced today thanks to funding from the Victorian Government.

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Graphic ad shows the lasting effects of alcohol

A graphic new campaign that outlines how alcohol makes its way through the body, damaging the healthy cells it passes along the way, aims to highlight the devastating link between alcohol and cancer to help Australians make more informed decisions about what they drink.

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Charge towards a cancer free future this March

Friday 15 February 2019

The March Charge is an easy way to increase physical activity and reduce cancer risk.

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Victory Against Cancer charity match kicking goals for cancer research

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Football fans and cancer fundraisers will take to the AAMI Park pitch on Sunday 10 February for the annual charity match, Victory Against Cancer, to raise funds for Cancer Council Victoria’s work in cancer research.

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200,000 cancers could be avoided over 25 years if Australians get active and maintain a healthy weight

Monday 4 February 2019

New Cancer Council Australia funded research has shown over 200,000 cancer cases could be avoided in Australia over the next 25 years if all Australian adults maintained a healthy weight and met the physical activity guidelines for cancer prevention.

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