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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!

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.

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.

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.

Cancer Council refutes obscene argument

Wednesday 4 August 2010
Cancer Council Victoria supports the call today for all political parties to endorse the plan to phase in plain packaging of tobacco products, as a new, big-budget media campaign funded by the tobacco industry seeks to roll back this important health measure.

More dirty tricks from tobacco industry terrified about plain packaging

Wednesday 4 August 2010
Quit has slammed an anti plain packaging campaign fronted by the Alliance of Australian Retailers, saying it's nothing but a tobacco-funded scare campaign.

Victorians in the dark about toxic lifestyles

Tuesday 3 August 2010
Less than half of Victorians know a lack of exercise is an important risk factor for cancer and only 55% understand that being overweight significantly increases their risk of the disease, according to a Cancer Council survey released today.

Interview with Arthur Galan, on Designers For Daffodil Day

Monday 2 August 2010
Happiness. That's the word Australian designer Arthur Galan uses to describe the colour yellow. And when you see the flower inspired, silk-draped cocktail dress he created for Designers For Daffodil Day, you can't help but feel happy.

Graphic gore off the menu? Quit creates positive campaign

Sunday 1 August 2010
Quit's first positive anti-smoking campaign in almost two decades starts tonight, urging smokers to Never give up giving up.

Ararat and Horsham to benefit from free cancer support forums

Wednesday 28 July 2010
Thanks to a generous contribution from RACV, and local support from Grampians Integrated Cancer Service, these forums will be offered at no cost to the community.

Thanks to Twilight & vampire-mania

Monday 26 July 2010
We've been heartily encouraged in our mission to change behaviours around tanning recently. Winter is often a time when people resort to solariums and fake tans but happily it seems that this trend is on the wane.

Tuxedo Junction Ball

Wednesday 21 July 2010
Saturday 7 August marks our 4th annual Tuxedo Junction Ball and we would love to see you there! Held at the fabulous Plaza Ballroom, the night promises to be filled with good food, fine wine, outstanding entertainment and great company.

Junk food levy first serious initiative to put accountability back on food companies

Wednesday 21 July 2010
The Australian Greens’ proposal to require junk food and alcohol companies to choose between providing health information in their advertising or paying a levy is a good first step in putting some accountability for Australia’s rising obesity rates back on unhealthy food manufacturers, according to Prof. Boyd Swinburn from the Obesity Policy Coalition.

What's your risk of cancer?

Friday 16 July 2010
Launched today, the Cut Your Cancer Risk website aims to encourage individuals to adopt seven habits that can not only drastically reduce your chance of developing cancer, but also decrease your risk of other major chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes.

Horsham to benefit from free cancer support forums

Thursday 15 July 2010
Two special Cancer Council Victoria forums will be held in Horsham on Tuesday 17 August. Thanks to a generous contribution from RACV, and local support from Grampians Integrated Cancer Service, these forums will be offered at no cost to the community.
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