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A legacy to the future of cancer research

For Maria, supporting cancer research is everything - she has witnessed too many friends and family dying from cancer.  The prospect of finding solutions that will help people with cancer to “recover and have a wonderful life” is one that has inspired her to leave a gift in her Will that will have a significant impact on future generations.  Read more

Daffodil Day turns Victoria into a sea of yellow

For more than 30 years, Daffodil Day has been a chance for Victorians to come together and, for all that cancer takes, give hope. Read more

Relay for Life tradition has big impact

The staff, students and families of Beaconhills College in Melbourne’s South-East have been a valued supporter of Cancer Council Victoria for over a decade. During that time, they’ve raised just over $330,000 for cancer research, support and prevention Read more

Thank You

By donating, fundraising or volunteering, you're supporting Victorians affected by cancer through cancer research, prevention, and support. In this month's Breakthrough we say Thank You! Read more

Blooming Beautiful

Daily Blooms has partnered with Cancer Council for Daffodil Day donating delightful daffodil bouquets to be sent to thank our major donors for their continued support. Read more

Don't try and do it all on your own

Tuesday 8 August 2023
Rachel was 19 weeks pregnant when she found out she had cancer. The 33 year old office clerk was diagnosed with stage 3, ductal carcinoma when she found a lump on her breast in December 2021. Read more

What doesn't kill us makes us stronger

Stacey-Lee, 28, a part-time nurse, has been diagnosed with cancer three times. She was diagnosed with leukaemia for the first time when she was 3 years old, and then relapsed when she was 7 years old.    Read more

Breakthrough July thank you

You are supporting Victorians affected by cancer by fundraising, volunteering or donating to cancer research, prevention and support. Read more

Impact under the microscope

In May, people who have or are considering including a gift in their Will to Cancer Council Victoria were invited on a laboratory tour to learn about the ground-breaking research underway - seeing first-hand the impact a gift in their Will can have. Read more

Remembering a Much-Loved Sister

Yarrawonga local, Andy Jaques, recently created her own fundraiser shaving her head in memory of her sister Gill who passed away from bowel cancer. Read more

Thank you for celebrating 30 years of Australia's Biggest Morning Tea with us

In May, we celebrated a special milestone with the 30th birthday of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Read more

"I never thought cancer would be my story"

Thursday 22 June 2023
When Nicole was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was terrified of the pain her family would be put through watching her fight for her life. Read more

Victorians encouraged to host a morning tea and make a cuppa for a cancer-free future

Thursday 4 May 2023
Cancer Council Victoria is encouraging Victorians to host an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and make a cuppa for a cancer-free future this May or June. Read more

“It’s got to be better.” Advocating for greater regional support

Wednesday 8 December 2021

Paul didn't mind the two hour commute from his regional hometown to Melbourne for his cancer treatment – but it was an entirely different story when it came to getting support.

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Cost of cancer

Is COVID-19 increasing your cancer costs?

Tuesday 8 September 2020

If you're paying more for things like tests, scans, medications, specialists, transport and accommodation, we want to hear from you.

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