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Seeking Pioneer in Cancer Research

Wednesday 18 September 2013
Cancer Council Victoria today announced that applications are open for the prestigious $1.5 million Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship.

Health groups throw down the challenge to Coca Cola

Wednesday 11 September 2013
Peak health and community organisations have written to Coca-Cola calling for the company to stop weight-washing the issue of obesity with expensive advertising, and instead take practical steps to address the core drivers of weight gain.

New figures reveal numbers of Victorians living with cancer

Wednesday 21 August 2013
Almost 156,000 Victorians are living with a diagnosis of cancer made in the past decade according to figures released for the first time today.

$5.6 million hep B funding will help to stem fastest growing cancer

Monday 12 August 2013
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed an announcement today by Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek to commit $5.6 million to identifying and treating hepatitis B.

A New Professional Golf Tournament with a Twist is Launched - 'The Rush'

Friday 9 August 2013
Imagine this: Kerri-Anne Kennerley has the chance to hole a putt worth $1 million for her team. Well that is one of the many scenarios Frank Williams spoke about when he announced the most exciting new event on the Australian Golf calendar in years, 'The Rush'.

Greens Commit to Ban on Junk Food Advertising to Children

Friday 9 August 2013
The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has today congratulated the Greens for their commitment to restricting junk food advertising to children, and it's urged other parties to follow suit.

Smoking rates in Victoria drop to record lows, new research reveals

Tuesday 6 August 2013
New Cancer Council Victoria data has revealed regular smoking rates in Victoria have dropped to a record low of 13.3%.

Webinar for BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers facing tough choices

Tuesday 6 August 2013
New research released today has revealed that women with a strong genetic predisposition to breast cancer may be able to dramatically reduce their risk of developing a new tumour by taking the cancer prevention tablet Tamoxifen after their first tumour.

Tax increase will help thousands to kick the habit

Thursday 1 August 2013
The cigarette tax increase announced by the Federal Government today could help tens of thousands of Australians to kick the habit, Quit Victoria Acting Executive Director Kylie Lindorff said today.

Cancer Council calls for increase in tobacco excise

Wednesday 31 July 2013
The Australian Government should back up its outstanding record in tobacco control and announce a significant increase in the excise on cigarettes and other tobacco products, Cancer Council Australia said today.

Quit Victoria calls on Australian Government to increase cigarette excise as new data shows price increases a powerful motivator for quitting

Saturday 31 August 2013
A cigarette excise increase would help hundreds of thousands of Australians to kick the habit, Quit Victoria Acting Executive Director Kylie Lindorff said today.

Smokefree round a breath of fresh air for Red Cliffs footy fans

Tuesday 30 July 2013
The Red Cliffs Football Club will go smoke free for their round 15 clash against South Mildura this weekend. The club will be smoke free on the grounds and in the club except for designated smoking areas, as a first step towards becoming smoke free on a more permanent basis.

Plain packaging increases urgency to quit and lowers appeal of smoking, new research reveals

Monday 22 July 2013
Plain packaged cigarettes with larger health warnings increase smokers' urgency to quit and lower the appeal of smoking, the first research paper into its effects has revealed.

Second Kellogg's ad pulled in two weeks following OPC complaint

Thursday 4 July 2013
For the second time in two weeks Kellogg's has been forced to withdraw two TV advertisements after a complaint from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) was upheld by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB).

Webinar reassures Australian women who have a family history of breast cancer

Wednesday 26 June 2013
More than 500 people registered to take part in Cancer Council Victoria's free national webinar titled ‘Breast cancer in the family: What does that mean for me?' that was held last night.
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