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Leading the world in tobacco control

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Australia.

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Curing Australia's national cancer

Thursday 14 February 2019

Cancer Council funded researcher, Professor Grant McArthur, has dedicated his career to curing melanoma.

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Outsmarting ovarian cancer

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Professor Clare Scott is working to improve treatment outcomes for one of the most deadly cancers affecting Australian women.

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Treating cancers without creating new ones

Wednesday 13 February 2019

A new post-doctoral study at La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science aims to investigate kinder treatments for cancer patients; addressing the sometimes severe and tragic side effects of current therapies.

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Improving the lives of Australian men living with prostate cancer

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Associate Professor David Smith is leading one of the world’s longest studies into the experiences of men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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Our election priorities 2018

Monday 5 November 2018

We we have outlined the key areas we would like to see the next Victorian Government address to help us to prevent cancer, empower patients and save lives through research, support services and public education campaigns.

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Clinical trial gives Ryan precious time

Thursday 1 November 2018

Ryan was 32, fit and healthy, and had never smoked a day in his life, when he was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.

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Funding boost for hard to treat cancers

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Ground-breaking research which is investigating a new way to treat cancer, has received a major funding boost.

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Less harsh cancer treatments on the horizon

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Discoveries in immunotherapy are offering some patients alternative treatments to chemotherapy and radiation.

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