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Nicotine vaping products for quitting smoking

Thursday 14 October 2021

The Quitline is already receiving calls from people seeking help to quit vaping.

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Recognising and responding to emotional cues in cancer care

Tuesday 10 August 2021

Cancer Council's Responding to Emotions in Cancer course has been developed to support clinical staff to manage difficult conversations.

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2021 Clinical Network Executive Committee

Thursday 25 March 2021

The Clinical Network Executive Committee welcomes a new Chair and Co-Chair and identifies priority areas for its work informing Cancer Council Victoria's policy and advocacy objectives.

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Testing times: The challenge of direct-to-consumer cancer marker tests

Friday 5 February 2021

Self-administered cancer tests are marketed as a way for people to take control of their health, but they may actually be undermining trust in evidence-based testing and putting people at risk.

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People affected by cancer join the conversation

Thursday 4 February 2021

Anna's personal experience with cancer has been instrumental in helping Dr Nikki McCaffrey clarify the importance of her research.

Assorted Understanding Cancer booklets

Understanding Cancer resources in other languages

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Three fact sheets including What Is Cancer?, Coping with Cancer Fatigue and Caring for Someone with Cancer are now available to download in bilingual versions.

Assorted Understanding Cancer booklets

Understanding Cancer resources – latest editions

Tuesday 25 August 2020

New editions of Understanding Cervical Cancer, Understanding Stomach and Oesophageal Cancers and Understanding Secondary Bone Cancer are now available to download.

John Colebatch, pioneer researcher into children's cancer

John Colebatch, cancer research pioneer

Wednesday 1 July 2020

John Colebatch (1909-2005) was the pioneer of paediatric chemotherapy in Australia. Thanks in part to his work, most children now survive cancer.

Associate Professor Shankar Siva

Funding boost for immunotherapy research

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Associate Professor Shankar Siva has been awarded the $1.5 million Colebatch Clinical Research Fellowship to investigate the use of a high-precision technique to kickstart patients immune response.

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Feedback sought for Optimal Care Pathways

Wednesday 1 July 2020

The Optimal Care Pathways guide the delivery of consistent, safe, high-quality and evidence-based care for people with cancer. We're seeking expert reviewers as the updating process gets underway.

Professor Andrew Roberts

Queen’s Birthday Honours

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Roberts, Sandy Anderson and Professor Ingrid Winship, who have been awarded honours this year, improving outcomes for those affected by cancer.

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Win for Australia’s plain packaging laws

Wednesday 1 July 2020

The World Trade Organization Appellate Body has just ruled that plain packaging does not violate international trade or intellectual property laws, after nearly a decade of legal challenges.

Rachel Kitonyo Devotsu, McCabe Centre Regional Coordinator for Africa

WHO award for McCabe Centre lawyer

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Over the past 15 years, Rachel Kitonyo Devotsu has earned an international reputation as a passionate advocate for tobacco control policy. Now the McCabe Centre's Regional Coordinator for Africa has been recognised with a World No Tobacco Day 2020 Award.

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Looking for stories to help save lives

Wednesday 1 July 2020

We are looking for people with lived experience of breast, bowel or cervical cancer who are open to sharing their story, to help raise awareness and increase screening rates.

A woman with cancer and two of her young children

“We’re still here”

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Many cancer patients, like Susan, a mother of four, and their carers have big concerns about how COVID-19 might affect them. Fortunately, there’s a vital line of support still available to help them through this tough time: Cancer Council 13 11 20.

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