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September 2020

New study shows alcohol harm reduction ads made by industry could undermine health messages

Tuesday 29 September 2020

Harm reduction campaigns funded by the alcohol industry could undermine public health messages, a peer-reviewed study published today in the BMJ Open has revealed.

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McCabe Centre wins international award for work to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases through law

Friday 25 September 2020

The McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer was honoured for its action to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) with a 2020 UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (UNIATF) Award.

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Food industry marketing sugary baby foods as healthy, misleading consumers

Thursday 24 September 2020

Processed baby foods that are high in added sugar from concentrated fruit ingredients are being marketed as healthy, posing a health risk to infants a new study has found.

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Victoria aiming to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030, as latest Cancer Plan released

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed the announcement of the Victorian Cancer Plan 2020-2024 today, applauding the Victorian Government’s commitment to eliminate cervical cancer.

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No butts about it: Cancer Council Victoria campaign urges men to do the bowel screening test

Sunday 13 September 2020

With only one third of eligible Victorian men aged 50-54 participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, Cancer Council Victoria has launched an urgent call for them to complete the free life-saving test when it arrives in their mailbox every two years.

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