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March 2021

Over half of eligible Victorians aged 25-34 missing out on lifesaving cervical screening

Wednesday 31 March 2021

New ‘At Your Cervix’ campaign encourages young Victorians to prioritise cervical screening as an act of self-care.

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Ineffective alcohol advertising watchdog says it was ok to stay in and drink up during pandemic

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Twelve months since Australia first went into lockdown, Cancer Council has released a report demonstrating how industry codes failed to protect the community from harmful alcohol advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cancer patients encouraged to plan future care choices

Monday 22 March 2021

Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging people affected by cancer to discuss their future care preferences with loved ones and health care professionals as part of National Advance Care Planning Week.

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Research begins to uncover bowel cancer link in families as part of $3.8 million in new cancer funding

Monday 8 March 2021

A study aiming to find the genetic link between familial bowel cancers that could eventually uncover who is at risk and needs targeted bowel screening is one of 13 research projects announced today that will share in $3.8 million from Cancer Council Victoria.

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More than 2,500 cancer diagnoses slip through the COVID-19 pandemic cracks in Victoria, sparking fears of a possible ‘cancer spike’ to come

Monday 1 March 2021

It is estimated that approximately 2,500 cancers may have gone undiagnosed in Victoria over just six and a half months during the COVID-19 pandemic last year, data published by Cancer Council Victoria in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) today has revealed.

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