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Voluntary Assisted Dying introduced

Wednesday 24 July 2019

On 19 June the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 came into effect in Victoria. It allows people at the end of life who are suffering in the late stages of advanced disease to request access to voluntary assisted dying.

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"It was good to get away"

Friday 19 July 2019

Georgina and her family were able to put Mark's shocking bowel cancer diagnosis aside during their short break at Inverloch through Cancer Council’s Holiday Break Program.

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The Daffodil gives us hope. Research is saving lives.

Wednesday 24 July 2019

Thousands of Australians will join together for the Daffodil Day Appeal this August, to riase funds for life-saving cancer research. Lives like Missy's, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was nine. Please donate or volunteer this Daffodil Day Appeal. 

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Daffodil Day volunteering a bright spot for Lindy

Friday 19 July 2019

It all started 30 years ago. Lindy was a happy, 25-year-old newlywed, then she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. That’s why she’s been a Daffodil Day volunteer for nearly 15 years.

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How to cut back on food delivery and boost your health

Friday 19 July 2019

A new LiveLighter survey shows that there’s a growing ‘app-etite’ for online food ordering, draining both our wallets and our health. If this sounds all too familiar, don’t worry – these tips will help make home cooking easier.

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Wearable tech could increase activity and lead to better sleep

Friday 19 July 2019

The health benefits of a good night’s sleep are becoming increasingly apparent, and evidence suggests that cancer survivors have more trouble sleeping than the general population. Dr Nga Nguyen is researching the impact wearable devices can have on activity and sleep.

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“Just keep looking forward”

Tuesday 18 June 2019

42-year-old mother Claire “would have come undone” dwelling on the potentially dire outcome of her breast cancer diagnosis. Instead, she decided to fundraise with Run Melbourne.

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Rachael’s final message

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Rachael always thought of others. She knew cancer research was a way to give families more time. – Aaron.

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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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