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Alcohol policy coalition urges senate to pass bill

Tuesday 17 March 2009
A Coalition of concerned health agencies today urged the Senate to pass the alcopops bill. "The Senate must ensure that alcopops are not sold at pocket money prices," said the Alcohol Policy Coalition spokesperson and Australian Drug Foundation's Head of Policy, Geoff Munro.

Last chance to get creative with cancer arts awards

Wednesday 11 March 2009
Entries to the 2009 Cancer Council Victoria Arts Awards are closing soon and local artists are encouraged to get creative before it's too late.

Cancer Council Victoria offers support to affected bushfire areas

Thursday 5 March 2009
In an open letter to newspaper editors the Cancer Council has announced its awareness that many of its supporters, as well as people currently facing cancer, live in areas subjected to the recent bushfires. Our thoughts are with every Victorian impacted by the fires.

New evidence calls for urgent action on alcohol marketing to teens

Thursday 5 March 2009
A coalition of major health bodies has called for tougher rules on alcohol marketing in light of new research that found a causal relationship between owning alcohol-branded merchandise and underage binge drinking.

Coping with cancer after a natural disaster

Monday 2 March 2009
When a natural disaster occurs, people affected by cancer can face additional hardships, practical difficulties and complex emotional reactions. Information, practical advice and emotional support is available from the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20.

New research shows shade in schools has a positive impact on adolescent sun habits

Monday 2 March 2009
Building shade structures at secondary schools could play a major role in addressing young people's poor sun protection behaviours. A new study, published in the prestigious British Medical Journal, reveals for the first time that students will use - not avoid - shade if it is made available.

Latrobe Valley Relay For Life postponed

Thursday 26 February 2009
Cancer Council Victoria and the local Relay For Life Volunteer Organising Committee today announced the postponement of the Latrobe Valley Relay For Life event. Initially scheduled to take place on 21 and 22 March, the event will now be held in Latrobe Valley in March of 2010.

Hume Relay For Life postponed

Thursday 26 February 2009
Cancer Council Victoria and the local Relay For Life Volunteer Organising Committee today announced the postponement of the Hume Relay For Life event. Initially scheduled to take place on 21 and 22 March, the event will now be held in Hume in 2010.

Cancer Council supporter walks more than 6,000km to raise funds

Monday 23 February 2009
Melbourne teacher Michael Mitchell has really gone out of his way to help fight cancer, walking from Cape York in Queensland to Wilson's Promontory in Victoria to raise funds.

Baw Baw Relay For Life postponed

Friday 20 February 2009
Initially scheduled to take place on 14 and 15 March, the event will now be held in March 2010. Postponing an event is never easy, but we support the local organising committee's decision to allow Baw Baw residents to focus their immediate efforts on the bushfire appeal.

Calls for a National Health Charter

Wednesday 18 February 2009
A paper by Professor Brian Oldenburg, Research Director, Australian Institute of Health Policy Studies and Todd Harper, Chief Executive Officer, VicHealth, has called for a National Health Charter.

Breast care nurses explore new horizons

Wednesday 11 February 2009
Breast care nurses throughout Australasia will be linked at a national conference that will update them with the latest skills and knowledge to be opened by the Minister for Health, the Hon. Daniel Andrews.

Cancer Council cautions: Pap tests don't detect ovarian cancer

Friday 6 February 2009
During February, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council Victoria is reminding all women that Pap tests do not detect or prevent ovarian cancer - a misconception believed by many.

A healthy childhood can reduce cancer risk

Wednesday 4 February 2009
This World Cancer Day, families are being urged to promote healthy active lifestyles for their children, as overweight and obesity during childhood can lead to chronic diseases later in life such as type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

Colac Relay For Life postponed

Wednesday 4 February 2009
Cancer Council Victoria and the local Relay For Life Volunteer Organising Committee today announced the postponement of the Colac Relay For Life event.
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