Dates for diary

Thursday 18 October, 2018

Cancer Education Programs

Small group education programs can help at any stage of your cancer experience and are available at local health services across Victoria. Join these informal and friendly sessions to share stories and tips with others going through a similar experience.

The Living with Cancer Education Program helps you get through the day to day challenges including getting the most out of your health care team, managing stress and dealing with side effects.

Wellness and Life after Cancer is to help you move from treatment to recovery and self-manage your health and wellbeing.

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Celebrating 20 years of Murrumbeena Relay For Life

Join the 20th anniversary of Murrumbeena Relay For Life on October 20 and 21 at Duncan McKinnon Reserve, Murrumbeena. Since the Relay began in 1999, the community has achieved so much; we want to bring everyone together to honour these achievements. Please gather your friends, family and colleagues and join us on the track, together we can celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones and fight back against cancer. Prices start at $25.

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Expression of interest: Community Panel

When someone that you know is facing a serious illness, it is important to understand what support, care and choices they want and what they value. This helps them to prepare for end-of-life care. More than this, it can also help their families or friends to carry on with their everyday life.

Most Australians would prefer to die at home surrounded by their family and friends. However only a small number of people do so. The Community Panel is being asked, what does dying well look like and how can we help people achieve this?

The Community Panel will meet on 3 separate days in November/December. If interested register by Sunday 28 October at www.deliberatelyengaging.com.au/dyingwell

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Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognises two Cancer Council Victoria staff members

Tuesday 14 June 2022

This week two Cancer Council Victoria staff members were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list: Mr. Todd Harper, Cancer Council Victoria CEO and Dr Michelle Scollo, Senior Advisor, Tobacco.

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Thank you for all that you do

Wednesday 6 April 2022

Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.

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World-first centre celebrates 10 years of advancing law to stop cancer

Friday 1 April 2022

A decade after launching as the only centre of its kind in the world, the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer continues to have global impact shaping laws that prevent cancer and protect people affected by it.

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‘Food Fight’ launches to protect kids from unhealthy food and drink advertising

Thursday 31 March 2022

Cancer Council Victoria launches Food Fight, a new campaign to protect children from unhealthy food and drink advertising.

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A gift for generations to come

Wednesday 30 March 2022

Cancer has cast a huge shadow over Karen’s family for generations.

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