March 2020

Cancer Council Victoria extends support services to address increase in concerns over COVID-19

Sunday 15 March 2020

Cancer Council Victoria has made the decision to extend our 13 11 20 telephone service to support the oncology sector with the influx of queries from cancer patients, and their loved ones, concerned about COVID-19.

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Information and support regarding cancer and coronavirus (COVID-19)

Friday 13 March 2020

Cancer Council understands that Australians undergoing cancer treatment, cancer survivors and their families and friends may have questions in relation to the recent outbreak of COVID-19.

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Relay for Life cancellations

Friday 13 March 2020

We have decided to cancel Relay For Life events in September because of coronavirus concerns for at-risk people.

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Victorian teens missing out on life-saving HPV vaccine

Wednesday 4 March 2020

On International HPV Awareness Day, Cancer Council Victoria is urging all 12- and 13-year olds across Victoria to be immunised against cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), as research shows not all eligible teens are taking advantage of the free immunisation program.

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New research will identify how children are manipulated by unhealthy marketing

Monday 3 February 2020

A revolutionary new method to monitor how products that increase the risk of cancer are marketed to children, is one of five research projects newly funded under Cancer Council Victoria’s $2.3million Venture Grants program. 

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