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Relatives of young breast cancer patients concerned about risk urged to call Helpline

Wednesday 29 September 2010
People with questions about their risk and family history are encouraged to call the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20, following the release of new research to be published in the British Journal of Cancer today. Read more

Smokers spend one-year of working life lighting up

Wednesday 29 September 2010
Employers are being reminded they have a real opportunity to increase workplace productivity by helping their employees quit, after a new survey revealed the average smoker spends more than a year of their working life on cigarette breaks. Read more

New research: Tanning attitudes changing, but not fast enough for melanoma rates

Sunday 12 September 2010
On the 30-year anniversary of the Slip! Slop! Slap! campaign, SunSmart today released new research on tanning and issued a strong warning to young people not to put vanity before their health. Read more

Junk food tax must fund price cuts for healthy foods

Wednesday 8 September 2010
The Obesity Policy Coalition has responded to the Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in Prevention report (ACE-Prevention) by supporting the recommendation of a 10% junk food tax but only if it was implemented in concert with subsidies to reduce the cost of healthy foods. Read more

Rally your girlfriends for Girls Night In

Thursday 2 September 2010
Don’t feel like shaving your head or running a marathon? Then get your girls together and have some fun! This October, thousands of women across Australia will be hosting a Girls Night In to raise funds for women’s cancers. Read more

Lucy's story

Wednesday 1 September 2010
I've always been very aware of the importance of regular Pap tests, as my Mum had early-stage cervical cancer in her 30s. She encouraged me to start having regular Pap tests when I turned 18 and I followed her advice, albeit begrudgingly! Read more

Pap test rate lowest in a decade

Tuesday 24 August 2010
Young women are increasingly shunning a life-saving test that can prevent cervical cancer, according to new statistics revealed by PapScreen Victoria today. Read more

Hospital bed bonanza won't help when 1/3 of population is obese

Thursday 12 August 2010
A lack of focus on prevention in both major parties' health policies means hospitals will struggle to keep pace with the obesity epidemic, according to Jane Martin, Senior Policy Adviser for the Obesity Policy Coalition. Read more

National Alliance calls on parties to make alcohol harm an election issue

Tuesday 10 August 2010
The National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA), a coalition of 32 health and community organisations from across Australia, has today called on the major parties to make an election commitment to reduce the $15 billion toll of alcohol-related harm through pricing and labelling reforms, and regulation of marketing. Read more
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