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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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Speaking out about the effects of cancer on mental health

Thursday 31 October 2019

People with cancer have higher rates of mental illness: that’s why Cancer Council Victoria made a submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health

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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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Reducing chemo-induced early menopause

Thursday 31 October 2019

A global clinical trial led in Europe and Australia by Colebatch Fellowship recipient, Prof Kelly-Anne Phillips, has identified a treatment that helps prevent early onset of menopause in young women treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer.

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Less stress over genetic tests

Thursday 31 October 2019

Cancer in the family? Thinking about genetic tests? Having them may not affect your life insurance cover any more.

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Use your cancer experience to help others

Thursday 31 October 2019

If you’re a cancer patient or carer, leading research institutes Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute and Monash University need your help to improve cancer outcomes.

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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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