August 2020

Distress calls to Cancer Council’s information and support line quadruple amid COVID-19 restrictions

Thursday 27 August 2020

Distress calls from cancer patients worried about COVID-19 to Cancer Council Victoria nurses have quadrupled since the beginning of the pandemic.  

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Campaign urges people to see their doctor as new data raises alarm on declining cancer notifications

Friday 21 August 2020

Data released today by Cancer Council Victoria indicates melanoma reporting to the Victorian Cancer Registry decreased by 31 per cent in the first period of restrictions in Victoria (30 March to 30 June 2020) compared to the pre-COVID period (1 Feb to 27 March 2020).

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Australian government and Cancer Council lead WHO commitment to eliminate cervical cancer – a statement from Todd Harper

Wednesday 12 August 2020

World Health Organisation (WHO) Member States today resolved to adopt a strategy for the global elimination of cervical cancer and implementation of national cervical cancer control plans.

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