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World Cancer Day and smoke-free environments for children

Thursday 31 January 2008
Monday 4 February 2008 is World Cancer Day and to mark the occasion the UICC is launching a campaign to promote smoke-free environments for children. Add your voice to the chorus!

Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk

Wednesday 30 January 2008
Sex hormones circulating in the blood do not appear to be associated with prostate cancer risk, according to data from 18 prior studies. The analysis will be published online January 29 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Remote patient travel support to test new government

Thursday 24 January 2008
A commitment to fix remote patient travel and accommodation schemes must be factored into the 2008-09 Federal Budget if the Rudd Government is to make real progress on improving rural health outcomes, The Cancer Council Australia said today.

Men's health at risk from iron overload

Thursday 17 January 2008
A common hereditary disorder affecting 100,000 Australians is 30 times more likely to cause serious complications in men than women, according to new research from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The University of Melbourne and The Cancer Council Victoria.

Genetic tests deliver better cancer risk management

Friday 11 January 2008
About 50% of women found not to be at high risk for cancer continue to over-use mammography even 3 years after they learn the good news about their genetic test result, new research shows.

Seymour cancer survivor seeks local Relay For Life support

Thursday 10 January 2008
Cancer survivor Margot Green is urging local Seymour residents to support Relay For Life by attending a Public Meeting on Monday 21 January. "As someone who may now be facing cancer for the 2nd time, I understand just how important it is to know you can call on your friends and neighbours," she said.

Cancer Council backs federal government skin cancer campaign

Monday 7 January 2008
The Cancer Council Australia has welcomed the federal government's new skin cancer awareness campaign. CEO Professor Ian Olver, said almost all cases of skin cancer could be prevented by appropriate sun protection, yet 1600 Australians died from the disease every year.

9th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference

Thursday 20 December 2007
We're hosting the 9th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference in Melbourne on 9 to 11 April 2008 - a chance for behavioural researchers to share ideas and collaborate.

Time to get serious about skin cancer

Thursday 6 December 2007
As summer gets underway Victorians are warned to take skin cancer seriously, as figures show 5 Victorians die from melanoma each week, and around 5 are diagnosed every day.

Smokers warned of cervical cancer risk

Tuesday 4 December 2007
Alarming new data has revealed less than a quarter of smokers accept their habit can cause cervical cancer, despite international research to the contrary.

Lindy Burns shares the Love

Friday 30 November 2007
ABC radio presenter Lindy Burns has been volunteering her time with the Cancer Council to prepare for the station's 'Day of Love' on 30 November.

Make your Christmas gift count

Wednesday 28 November 2007
With Christmas approaching, we're urging supporters to dig deep to raise money for the Bowel Cancer Education Program. Bowel Cancer kills 22 Victorians every week.

Make your Christmas gift count

Monday 3 December 2007
With Christmas approaching, The Cancer Council Victoria is appealing to Victorians to give a special gift by raising money for the Bowel Cancer Education Program.

Satirist John Clarke wins prestigious President’s Award

Thursday 22 November 2007
John Clarke has won The Cancer Council Victoria's prestigious President's Award for his ongoing commitment to the fight against cancer.

Australian led, world-first study dismantles tobacco industry myth

Thursday 22 November 2007
A world-first study led by Australian researchers has blown the lid on the tobacco industry myth that cigarette pack displays in the retail environment are harmless.
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