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Join our cost of cancer focus group

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Cancer can be expensive. Join our focus group and share your experience to help others and influence change.

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A brighter future for the forgotten cancers

Wednesday 29 January 2020

In wonderful news, cancer survival rates increased in 2019. But with some cancers being left behind, efforts are being made to make sure everyone can share in the progress.

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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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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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Discovering better treatments for bone cancer

Tuesday 30 July 2019

An update from Associate Professor Christine Hawkins.

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A mother’s wish

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Kelly was just 14 years when she was first diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, and would face cancer twice before she turned 20.

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You're funding research to help children survive cancer

Thursday 19 September 2019

You’ve brought hope to the 750 Australian children diagnosed with cancer each year. September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect opportunity to reflect on the progress made in helping kids with cancer.

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Stopping the spread of bowel cancer

Monday 27 May 2019

“We are working tirelessly to find a treatment, so families won’t experience the loss of a loved one to bowel cancer.” - Professor Mariadason

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Shining a light on forgotten cancers

Monday 13 May 2019

Victorian research into low survival cancers is receiving additional funding – including a world-first lung cancer project announced in March.

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