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Australia leading the way in cancer survival

Wednesday 30 October 2019

New research has shown that people in affected by cancer in Australia have the best chance of survival in the world. That's an amazing achievement, but thanks to research going on each day right here in Victoria, these rates are only getting better.

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Relay For Life teaches the freedom to feel

Tuesday 10 December 2019

The St Paul’s grade six Relay For Life team are an impressive group of kids. They organise each fundraising activity, and earn every dollar raised. But teacher Maria’s encouragement and passion for the cause has made it what it is today.

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Thanks to research, Nathan recovered from bone cancer

Monday 9 December 2019

Although he's not yet able to run again following surgery, Nathan's determined to take on a challenge and give back to those who’ve supported him, and to raise money for cancer research.

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Bone cancer treatment through the generations

Monday 25 November 2019

Bone cancer research has come a long way over the years, however treatment can still leave patients with lifelong effects. But with Associate Professor Christine Hawkins behind the latest round of research, the prognosis is looking more positive than it ever has.

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Kelly's painful past and dreams for the future

Thursday 21 November 2019

After bone cancer treatment left Kelly infertile, she needed IVF to realise her dream of being a mum. Now Kelly’s biggest wish is that her little girl will never have to experience the pain and lasting impact of cancer treatment.

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Kids protected? Don’t forget to Slip! Slop! Slap! yourself

Monday 4 November 2019

Parents are great at making sure their kids are protected from the sun – but they aren’t as good when it comes to protecting themselves, with a recent study showing only 44% of fathers regularly protect their own skin.

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Reducing chemo-induced early menopause

Friday 1 November 2019

Thanks to generous Cancer Council supporters, the first ever Colebatch Fellowship recipient identified a treatment that helps prevent early menopause in young women receiving treatment for breast cancer.

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Carers live the cancer journey too

Friday 1 November 2019

David once felt out of place on the Relay For Life track – despite caring for his wife throughout her cancer diagnosis and treatment. Now he wants to give back to the community that gave him so much “love, care and help”.

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Mental health: the forgotten impact of cancer

Friday 1 November 2019

A cancer diagnosis can be shocking to say the least. Feelings of depression, fear and anxiety are normal responses. However, psychological care following cancer treatment is significantly under-resourced.

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