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Thank you to our first ever Walking Stars

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Cancer Council supporters raised over $280,000 for vital cancer research, prevention programs and support services as part of the first ever Walking Stars event.

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Cancer myths busted

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Is there a link between red meat and cancer? Are all sunscreens safe to use? And, does marijuana stop cancer growth? Our cancer nurses answer these questions and dispel common rumours about cancer. 

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Cancer, work and you

Wednesday 13 March 2019

When you’re diagnosed with cancer it’s natural to wonder how it will affect your work. Medical appointments will often be scheduled during working hours and treatment may make you feel tired and weary.

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Introducing the researchers you're funding

Monday 18 March 2019
Thanks to your support, $3 million has been allocated to 11 new world-class research projects in Victoria this year.
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Australia set to eliminate cervical cancer

Wednesday 6 March 2019

This amazing breakthrough is thanks to people like you. You’ve funded life-saving cancer research that’s enabled researchers to find better ways to prevent cervical cancer.  

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Diagnosed with lung cancer at 29

Friday 1 March 2019

How could I have lung cancer? I’d always been really careful with my health. I have always been fit, healthy and active and never smoked a day in my life.

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Using our immune system to overcome cancer

Friday 22 February 2019

Professor Philip Darcy and Dr Paul Beavis are at the forefront of a new form of cancer treatment.

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Holding the cards to reducing cancer risk

Thursday 21 February 2019

Cancer Council is working in partnership with world leading researchers to reduce the impact of cancer on our community.

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Tackling bowel cancer on a national scale

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world with around 1 in 13 Australians developing bowel cancer during their lifetime.

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