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MaskSmart but not SunSmart

Thursday 22 October 2020

Victorians are celebrating the easing of COVID-19 restrictions by spending more time outside. But alarmingly, new research shows that most of us don’t understand when we should be using sun protection.

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Health 2020: Decades of discoveries and still going strong

Wednesday 21 October 2020

From alcohol to exercise, fatty acids to sugary drinks, we know more than ever about what affects our risk of cancer. Much of this is thanks to one extensive study – Health 2020.

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Josh getting SunSmart as he heads back to school after months of home schooling

Victorian educators shine as they help children Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.

Thursday 15 October 2020

A record number of Victorian educators took the initiative to upskill in sun protection during lockdown helping to ensure children are well protected as they returned to learn and play outdoors this month.

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Promoting cancer screening through art

Find out how we helped encourage Aboriginal women to get screened for cervical cancer.

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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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A new world: Healthcare from the comfort of your own home

Tuesday 25 August 2020

Appointments via video or phone call are the new normal since our health services had to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19. Remote appointments bring benefits, both now and in the future.

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Experts urge everyone to keep up with cancer checks

Monday 24 August 2020

With reports on reductions in new cancer diagnoses since COVID-19 worrying experts, Victorians are being urged to continue regular cancer screening to stay healthy and safe.

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Persistence paid off: a bowel cancer breakthrough

Monday 24 August 2020

After chipping away at an idea through decades of groundwork, a dedicated Victorian cancer researcher has delivered a remarkable breakthrough discovery for preventing bowel cancer.

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Thank you for all that you do

Thursday 20 August 2020

Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.

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Jenny wants her gift to make a better world

Thursday 20 August 2020

Jenny has remained warm and vibrant through the hardship of supporting two loved ones on their cancer journeys. She is now leaving a gift in her Will to honour their lives and memories.

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David Speakman, Chief Medical Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Elective surgery and cancer under COVID-19 restrictions

Monday 3 August 2020

The latest update under the Victorian Government’s COVID ban on elective surgery from David Speakman, Chief Medical Officer at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

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Bianca thought she was too young for breast cancer

Monday 3 August 2020

Three years ago, Bianca was a normal 20-year-old. She was studying journalism, hitting the gym in her spare time and enjoying life with her friends and family.  It all started when Bianca first felt a lump in her breast.

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How Ebony walked her way through cancer

Sunday 19 July 2020

Exercise is the last thing most cancer patients want to do after chemotherapy. But for Ebony, a mum of two and a Walking Star, it helped her through her ordeal with breast cancer.

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Heavier alcohol consumption through COVID-19 has widespread impact

Friday 17 July 2020

People in Australia are drinking more since coronavirus escalated. The impacts are far reaching – affecting the physical and mental wellbeing of many Australians.

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You’re helping to kick-start cancer immunotherapy

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Thanks to your support, an exciting new $1.5 million research project could soon see better treatments helping more people survive a cancer diagnosis.

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