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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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Supporting people with cancer experiencing financial distress

Friday 10 December 2021

Financial distress can negatively affect quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

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Brands off our kids

Thursday 2 December 2021

Every child should be able to play, learn and live in a world that supports and promotes their health and wellbeing.

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Epidemiology & Cancer round-table discussion

Wednesday 10 November 2021

The work of epidemiologists at Cancer Council centres around looking at data to discover more about the causes of cancer, and how we can better prevent it.

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Brendon is scared this Christmas could be his last

Monday 8 November 2021

Without better treatments there is a real risk that this Christmas may be Brendon’s last one with his family. We need your support so researchers like Dr Paul Beavis can help others like Brendon.

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Increased biobank funding will deliver more cancer breakthroughs

Wednesday 13 October 2021

The Victorian Cancer Biobank has received $6 million in funding to continue its vital work over the next three years. This funding will improve the lives of people facing cancer.

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